PRESS RELEASE from Romney for President
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Romney Press Office
August 24, 2012
ROMNEY CAMPAIGN DRIVES
INNOVATION WITH CONVENTION-WIDE USE OF SQUARE
visitors to make donations and buy souvenirs with a simple swipe of
their credit card on a mobile device
Boston, MA – Today the Romney
for President campaign announced a
convention-wide rollout of Square, the innovative device leading the
mobile donation industry. Square-enabled phones and devices will
be used throughout the 2012 Republican National Convention providing a
quick and easy way for delegates and visitors to make donations and buy
souvenirs with a simple swipe of their credit card on a mobile device.
"We are excited to be the first Presidential campaign to make serious
use of Square devices at a major event like a national convention."
said Zac Moffatt, Digital Director of the Romney for President
campaign. "More importantly, we are excited to empower a national
grassroots movement by providing each attendee the ability to take
their Square devices back to their home state and engage with their
The Square feature enables the Romney for President campaign to
mobilize supporters of the campaign and empowers them to accept credit
and debit card contributions on their mobile device on behalf of their
Once a supporter signs up, they download the free Square Card Reader
app and receive a free card reader. When supporters collect payments,
funds are deposited in the campaign’s bank account the next business
day. The campaign ensures FEC compliance by easily collecting the
required information within the app during the contribution process.
Square devices will also be provided to each Victory location.
Visit Online at: www.MittRomney.com/Square