Technology has already won the 2016 presidential campaign. Ted Cruz arguably won the Iowa Caucus because he used big data to refine on-the-ground, get-out-the-vote marketing efforts. Donald Trump, of course, uses Twitter to energize his base. The Bernie Sanders campaign used web-based crowdfunding to kickstart (pun intended) and engage his supporters.
Every presidential campaign uses technology. TechRepublic readers are technology experts. We want to know which campaign you think is the most sophisticated and tech-savvy.
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Vote for the best tech campaign in our poll and fire off your thoughts about tech in politics in the comments below. We'll reveal election results and read some of your comments on the next episode of the TechRepublic Podcast.
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Dan is a Senior Writer for TechRepublic. He covers cybersecurity and the intersection of technology, politics and government.