Our campaign just got a nice mention on the Politics and Technology Blog.
The typical approach for such a tough race is to raise buckets of money from big-money donors, unleash an attack ad blitz, and spend every waking moment stumping across the district.He mentions the GroundWorks software we're developing, as well as giving a good, simple overview of the campaign and how it's different.
Well, Scott Chacon is anything but typical. He's a software developer running for Congress â€“ and he's using his campaign as the testbed for an open source project to create a new kind of campaign management software. He's also doing just about everything differently.
It's a new way of thinking about campaigns. Inside-out, really. Check it out.