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'Culture' impeding GOP in campaign tech race

'Culture' impeding GOP in campaign tech race

by Sean J. Miller / Apr 10 2014

Republicans are lagging behind Democrats in the technology race because of “culture,” according to Ned Ryun, a GOP consultant.

Republicans have been ridiculed for their recent attempts to foster a start-up culture inside the national committee. Ryun, founder of Voter Gravity, sounded disappointed with the efforts. 

“Our biggest challenge is cultural change,” Ryun said Thursday at C&E’s CampaignTech East conference in Washington, D.C. “I think it’s more of a cultural shift

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GOP tech startup finds home in Austin

GOP tech startup finds home in Austin

by Sean J. Miller / Dec 11 2013

The words “Republican consulting firm” and “tech startup” aren't exactly synonymous, particularly in Austin, the liberal bastion of Texas. Justin Gargiulo, a campaign veteran from Connecticut, hopes to change that.

VoterTrove, the firm Gargiulo founded in March 2012, recently joined the Capital Factory, Austin's prestigious business incubator program, which even President Obama has taken note of. Gargiulo's firm is the first political startup accepted into the program. Both sides noticed. 

"Their only concern was,

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