A novel new website dubbed Crowdpac is out to empower more average Americans to lend support to election campaigns nationwide in an era when big donors dominate.
“The idea of Crowdpac is to make it really easy for everyone to get involved in politics,” Crowdpac’s British co-founder and CEO Steve Hilton told “Power Players.”
Hilton, a former adviser to British Prime Minister David Cameron, has a reputation across the pond for his out-of-the-box strategies to try to provoke political change. Now living in the United States, he’s on a mission to make it easier for Americans to find like-minded candidates and give them some cash.
“People are concerned about the fact that typically it's the insiders, the big donors, the special interests,” Hilton said. “So you can search Crowdpac for the candidates that come closest to your position and that are running in tight races where your involvement can beRead More »from Finding true love in politics: Crowdpac website aims to be Match.com for campaigns and donors