Political Campaigns Are Wasteful—So Turn Them Into Startups

October 28, 2015 Scott Trsar

“Politics, in essence, has a research and development problem. It’s the reason the political world is woefully behind in terms of technology adoption. Abandoning election-cycle innovations wastes valuable assets, staffer time, and donor funds. This wastefulness is so much a part of the political process, you could almost call it an American tradition. But the US has another tradition: startups.”

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