The tragedy of 9–11 forever changed air travel, and the 2008 financial crisis forever changed the mortgage markets. As we fight through the current Coronavirus outbreak, experts are predicting it could have long-term impacts on the way we shop, consume entertainment, and interact with others. Another area certain to be impacted is political campaigning.
Americans have been introduced to a new term, “Social Distancing,” or limiting direct, in-person interactions in an attempt to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.
Traditional political campaigning techniques encourage social interaction, the exact opposite of social distancing. Candidates for office conduct open townhall meetings, organize…
We have been so busy the past few months, but we’ve got some exciting stuff going on. Between traveling for events, redesigning our website and doing all the other things a startup has to do to function, we’ve made some time to update you guys!
Polarization is the current face of mainstream politics. When on Twitter, Facebook or watching the news, it can seem like America has become the battleground for Republicans vs. Democrats. However, the truth is, controversy drives clicks and clicks drive revenue. Media outlets create a picture of our country that will sell but that picture doesn’t tell the full story and often leaves the majority of Americans lost somewhere in the middle.
The Pew Research Center says that, while those at the far ends of the political spectrum only make up about 20 percent of the public overall, they have a…
My name is Garrett and I lead the political affairs efforts and help with day to day operations here at Voterfied! I’m the guy that works directly with the candidates and elected officials that use our platform to help them achieve a strong participatory governance in their jurisdiction.
On behalf of the Voterfied team, thank you for being here. Without your support we wouldn’t be on the road to success. The word is spreading, and the momentum is growing so, we feel it’s only right to share a bit about us with all of you.
Our goal is simple: we are promoting participatory democracy by connecting people and politicians. Our current means of communication with elected officials is as ancient as dial-up internet and it’s time for an upgrade. …
For centuries, the standard of voting has been filling out paper ballots and never knowing what happens to your vote. With the recent news of voter suppression, mysteriously discovered boxes and recounts across the country, it’s time for America to change how we conduct elections.
Blockchain is a new technology that could revolutionize life in many ways. While blockchain is most-widely known as the underlying technology behind Bitcoin, only noting blockchain for Bitcoin is an insult to all that it offers in the way of creating a secure exchange of information, and a permanent record of all transactions.
The weeks before an election are charged with political energy from all sides. People are campaigning, volunteering, making calls and they’re hopeful for the future. Then election day comes and whether you’re thrilled or disappointed, we’re generally all left wondering, what do we do now?
Just because the election is over doesn’t mean the work is done. There are several ways to stay involved and keep advocating for the things you care about after Nov. 6!
While social media can be a great tool to spread a message, it’s not the…