Getting its ducks in a row for the midterms and onto 2016, the GOP is supporting Uber. The Governor of Illinois Pat Quinn has legislation banning the Uber concept. So, GOP is getting signatures on a petition opposing that.
As Alex Wilhelm points out on Tech Crunch, in the process the GOP is also collecting email addresses and donations. Here is TC's analysis.
By aligning with Uber, the GOP is neutralizing the Democratic rhetoric about how 20th century the party.