Led by Honeybadger, a continually updating system that integrates real-time data with existing voter files, they say they were able to track voters they had to target, discover what messages would motivate them to go to the polls, and project exactly how much ground Jolly had to recover when early absentee voting didn’t swing his way.
Strategists with the House GOP’s political arm aren’t shy about touting its impact, either: Without the cutting-edge effort, they profess, the newly-minted congressman would be looking for a new job this week instead of heading to Washington.
And, NRCC officials say, none of it existed in 2012. “We weren’t doing any of this stuff last cycle,” said John Rogers, the committee’s deputy political director.
Okay, so now the word that most motivated Republican voters in Florida to head to the polls in sufficient numbers to put Jolly over
That’s right, Nancy Pelosi. When presented with the grim reality that every time a Democrat wins a House race, Pelosi edges closer to once again becoming Speaker of the House, Republican voters recoil in fear, according the NRCC.
I’m sure there is absolutely no risk of the armies of Democrat hackers messing with this fine system whatsoever. Like, say, tilting it from Obamacare to Pelosi. Because that would just be crazy talk, right?