We are excited by the choice of Raffi Krikorian for the DNC’s Chief Technology Officer. Hiring leadership from the broader tech community signals a commitment to innovation that will prove crucial to the Democratic Party’s success in 2018, 2020 and...
Excerpted from icitizen. Executive Summary With a growing concern about the use or misuse of data, an evolving conversation about the accessibility of data – particularly government data – has emerged. A recent Unlock the VAN poll conducted through icitizen...
via Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda. This is a behind the scenes look at how national committees are managing data, how hard it is for Democratic campaigns to be innovative because of the exclusive arrangement between the DNC and NGP VAN, and...
What do a Democratic strategist in California, a Democratic voter in New York, and another in DC have in common? They all say it's time for the DNC to unlock the VAN.
Petition signers have lots of on-point feedback for the DNC and we want to lift up some of their individual voices (with their consent, of course). Here are just a few, with more to come.
"There has been a feud brewing in the political industry regarding voter data over the past few years and it has continued to escalate," writes Patrick O'Keef, Director of the University of Florida's Political Comms Program. "While the circumstances are...
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By Li Zhou, Nancy Scola | Excerpt from POLITICO. A small collection of tech upstarts, led by the nonpartisan Los Angeles-based NationBuilder, is kicking off a campaign to get the Democratic National Committee, as part of a "repairing process" helmed by new...