The Rise of Campaign Apps

Good Systems
Jul 22, 2020 · 8 min read

UT researcher says Trump app borders on “nefarious surveillance”

President Donald Trump (left) and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden (right) each have their own campaign apps.

Former White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove said in November that Republicans and Democrats are in an arms race for data that will determine the course of American elections.

Over the past two decades, candidates from the two parties have worked to amass as much information about their constituents as humanly possible to put…