New App Makes It Easier than Ever to Shame Your Friends and Family into Voting

It’s no secret that your voting history is public information. In fact, when you vote, where you vote, how often you vote, and even your party registration are just a few of the publicly-available data points that political candidates and … Read More

West Virginia says 144 people voted using mobile blockchain app

  File this under headlines from the future: Nearly 150 West Virginians living outside the United States cast ballots in Tuesday’s election using a blockchain-backed mobile app that West Virginia officials have touted as an ideal way to boost participation … Read More

How Blockchain Can Help Fight Digital Ad Fraud

By Justin Gargiulo, CEO, VoterTrove The article below originally appeared in Campaigns and Elections I admit it. Blockchain is a hard thing to wrap your mind around. The worst part is, one you succeed in wrapping your mind around it, … Read More

A Playbook for the Midterm’s Insurgent Candidates

When Congressman Ted Poe (TX-2) added his name to an unprecedented list of Republican members not seeking re-election in 2018, he left behind a power vacuum in his Houston district that nine candidates quickly sought to fill. Conventional wisdom said … Read More

Data Matters: Part 3 – First Party Data

Ain’t No Party Like a First-Party Data Set In part one of this series, I talked about third-party data. You can check it out here if you missed it. The kind folks at Campaigns and Elections were kind enough to … Read More

Data Matters: Part 2 – Second Party Data

In the first post in this series, I talked about the pros and cons of third party data. It is typically inexpensive and easy to obtain, and… it scales! Also the breadth of data points available can be staggering. For … Read More

Data Matters: Part 1 – Third Party Data

We are all data points. You may choose to believe we are all living in a simulation, or maybe that our consciousness can be measured in bytes. If you believe in either and want to embrace your inner-Elon, please tweet … Read More

Is Bitcoin A Model For Campaign Data Security?

by Justin Gargiulo, Founder, VoterTrove The recent surge in the value of cryptocurrencies has drawn attention to the millions that are being made by investors in altcoins like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and LiteCoin. It makes for a nice headline, but these … Read More

Battle Won

We were proud to partner with Red Brick Strategies and play a part in a historic win last week by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle. The campaign needed to reach voters across platforms to educate them on the Mayor’s strong record … Read More

4 Ways To Get Your Data-Driven Campaign Off The Ground

Article first appeared in Campaigns and Elections By Justin Gargiulo, CEO, VoterTrove Big data has reached critical mass. Even SxSW, the multi-media conference that happens in Austin each year, is tackling the subject. On March 13, attendees were treated to … Read More