The Mitt Romney campaign had a big idea this cycle that was supposed change the way GOTV works on election day. They called it Project ORCA. According to John Ekdah at Ace of Spades HQ, Republican volunteers were told it was “the Republican Party’s newest, unprecedented and most technologically advanced plan to win the 2012 presidential election” and it involved automating strike lists on election day.
Volunteers were supposed to be deployed to the polls with the ORCA app on their phones to check off names as people showed up to vote. The information would be sent to the national [...]Full Story... →