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Election Tech Podcast: The 3 technologies shaping the presidential race

Fresh from the New Hampshire primary, Dan Patterson spoke with Jason Hiner about politics' relationship with big data, cybersecurity, and social media.

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SMS outreach at Donald Trump's 2016 New Hampshire primary rally | Photo: Alicé Nascimento

In the days just prior to the first primary of the 2016 presidential campaign, media companies, candidates, surrogates, protesters, and even livestock streamed through a radio row in downtown, Manchester, New Hampshire.

TechRepublic spoke with voters, elected officials, celebrities, and other reporters about the role of big data, cybersecurity, and social media in political campaigns. This is the third of a three part series about technology and politics. Our goal is to draw parallels with campaigns and startups, and illuminate useful takeaways that you can use in your business.

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Dan is a Senior Writer for TechRepublic. He covers cybersecurity and the intersection of technology, politics and government.

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