Maker of Glitchy Iowa Caucus App Has Democratic Party Ties

Article Link: https://www.snopes.com/ap/2020/02/05/maker-of-glitchy-iowa-caucus-app-has-democratic-party-ties/

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The little-known technology start-up under scrutiny after the meltdown of the Iowa Democratic caucuses was founded little more than a year ago by veterans of Hillary Clinton’s failed 2016 presidential campaign who had presented themselves as gurus of campaigning in the digital era. Shadow Inc. was picked in secret by the Iowa Democratic Party after its leaders consulted with the Democratic National Committee on vetting vendors and security protocols for developing a phone app used to gather and tabulate the caucus results.