Election 2021 Note
Clerk candidate accepting cryptocurrency donations
Mike Rasor, the Republcan candidate for Stow Municipal Court clerk, has announced that his campaign will accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency donations; he said he believes he is the first local candidate in the United States to do so.
“I’m a tech-savvy person, and I believe in the power of blockchain technology,” said Rasor. “We opened up the crypto donations so that like-minded people can support us.”
Donations can be made at mikerasor.com/crypto.
To say “thank you,” the campaign will mint a non-fungible token (NFT) for any donors who give at least one-tenth of a Bitcoin (0.1 BTC) or 1 Ethereum coin (1 ETH). NFTs are blockchain-based digital assets that represent real-world art, photographs, or music.
These will be the first-ever NFTs minted by a political campaign, he said.