The DNC was reportedly 'intimately involved' with the creation of the infamous app that botched the Iowa caucuses

The DNC was reportedly 'intimately involved' with the creation of the infamous app that botched the Iowa caucuses

14.2.2020

The DNC was reportedly 'intimately involved' with the creation of the infamous app that botched the Iowa caucuses

National Democratic party officials had requested access to the app before the caucuses, according to a report by Yahoo News.

Foto: Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg's shadow is cast on the Iowas state flag as he speaks during a campaign event at Northwest Junior High, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Coralville, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Officials from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) had access to and were involved with the creation of the app that botched the Iowa caucuses, according to a report from Yahoo News . National party officials pushed for „continual access“ to the app in its initial contract, the report said. The app, developed by Shadow Inc., led to delays and inconsistencies in reporting of caucus data from the closely-watched caucuses. The contract said that Shadow would provide monthly updates about the app’s development to the DNC, according to the report. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Democratic National Committee officials were „intimately involved“ with the development of the app that led to massive delays in results from the Iowa caucuses, according to a report from Yahoo News‘ Hunter Walker . DNC officials had access to the app ahead of the Iowa caucuses, and received „monthly written updates“ about the development of the app, Walker reported, citing a contract for the app’s development. An unnamed source involved with the caucuses told Yahoo News that national party officials „were intimately involved in this process.“ While the DNC has attempted to distance itself from the app, it had „continual access“ to the app before its launch, according to a contract cited in the report. DNC CEO Seema Nanda and Kat Atwater, the DNC’s deputy chief technology officer, were involved in drafting the contract and pushed for access to the app, according to the report. DNC spokesperson Xochitl Hinojosa told Business Insider that the DNC was not involved in developing the app and that it „drafted broad language“ to ensure that the app would be accessible to the DNC’s security consultant. „We did not build the application, nor did we provide ‚oversight‘ of its development – that’s the vendor’s responsibility. We only provided security assistance,“ Hinojosa said. The app was developed by Shadow Inc., a tech company that aims to „build political power for the progressive movement,“ Read more: Business Insider

no surprise here Hahahahahahahahajajahahahahajahahahahahahahahahahhaahhahaah At the very least, Tom Perez is incompetent. DNCapp ResignTomPerez

Documents reveal DNC was ‘intimately involved’ in development of troubled Iowa caucus appInternal correspondence provided to Yahoo News demonstrates that national party officials had extensive oversight over the development of the technology. hunterw KyleDomer since you can’t open links and have an inability to read... I’ll just send you here

Sanders in talks with DNC to headline big-dollar fundraiserBernie Sanders is in talks with the Democratic National Committee to headline the first of two party fundraisers, where he will likely appear before the same big-dollar donors that he has repeatedly railed against on the campaign trail. A DNC official confirmed the conversations on Wednesday. While

Documents reveal DNC was ‘intimately involved’ in development of troubled Iowa caucus appInternal correspondence provided to Yahoo News demonstrates that national party officials had extensive oversight over the development of the technology. hunterw KyleDomer since you can’t open links and have an inability to read... I’ll just send you here

Iowa Democratic Party Chairman to Resign Position After Caucus DebacleThe chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party, Troy Price, has resigned following the state’s caucus debacle. Someone has to take the fall I guess but I think the problem came from higher up than him TomPerezResign

Iowa Democratic Party chair resigns after caucus fiascoTroy Price became the face of the confusion that swirled around the Democrats' caucus in Iowa. That’s called having integrity!!

Iowa Democratic Party chairman resigns in wake of caucus chaosIowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price submitted his resignation letter on Wednesday, just over a week after the meltdown following the Iowa caucus. Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price: 'The fact is that Democrats deserved better than what happened on caucus night.' And everyone is worried about the Republicans fixing the election, when you got people like this Democratic asshat. They still need to fix the error - which should give Bernie more delegates. Idiots



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