Swipe right if you like, left if you don’t.
The app will present users with policies and ask them to swipe left or right, depending on whether they agree with it or not. Based on swipes, the most suitable party “match” will be generated.
Candidate is the brainchild of Hannah Duder, a 22 year-old Canterbury University student, who entered the idea in the Shoulder Tap Campaign. During a recruitment drive powered by Kiwi start up, Weirdly, participants were filtered through a quiz that assessed cultural and character fit. Successful participants were then invited to submit ideas for their own socially-minded initiatives.
The resulting Shoulder Tap community, set up by entrepreneur Derek Handley and populated with some of NZ’s brightest young minds, has given Duder $10,000 to create the app. Hannah’s Candidate app will constitute one of the initial “pilot projects” to come out of the new community and serve as a test case for future initiatives launched or supported by the group.
Duder said her friends “who don’t vote” but do use the popular dating app had inspired the idea for a mash-up. Her Tinder for voting mobile app, will target 18 to 24-year-olds, more than 40 per cent of whom do not vote…
Read the full article on Stuff.co.nz
3 News also covered Hannah here http://www.3news.co.nz/Student-gets-10K-to-attract-young-voters/tabid/1607/articleID/349682/Default.aspx