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Topic - Chas Mastin
Think of them as frequent flier programs for political action. Instead of a free flight, the reward for loyalty to a campaign can be as simple as a T-shirt or a pin — and as special as preferential seating at a rally when the candidate swoops into town.
"I would call this the swag factor," said Chas Mastin, a technology entrepreneur who helped design a digital application for tracking supporter activity. "How much swag do you need to have to motivate people?"
"I would call this the swag factor," said Chas Mastin, who worked on a way to track supporter activity.