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Carly Fiorina Wants Citizens To Use Tech To Vote For More Than The Next American Idol


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“How many people vote for American Idol on their cell phone every week?” Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina asked the crowd on stage at Disrupt NY on Tuesday. “What if we had citizens — teens in particular — engaging with their president that way?”

Fiorina, best known in the tech community for her role as the CEO of HP from 1999 to 2005, believes we can use modern technology to reimagine government. She recently used live-streaming app Periscope to connect with younger citizens for that very purpose. “Technology is a disruptive force; maybe we should use it to disrupt the status quo,” she said.

That same Silicon Valley experience is what she hopes to bring to the White House. As she said onstage, it gives her an “in-depth understanding” of how this world works.

[pullquote author=”Carly Fiorina” align=”left”]Technology is a disruptive force; maybe we should use it to disrupt the status…

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