With the debates almost over and Election Day close on the horizon, it’s time to decide. If you are looking to get involved and help your candidate or still need some information before heading to the ballot box on Nov. 6, here are some smartphone election apps to check out.
Both candidates of course have apps. Obama for America is all about organizing and campaigning and is geared for volunteers who want to canvas their neighborhood.
The Romney-Ryan Campaign App is also aimed at getting people involved and sharing their enthusiasm. The app delivers the latest campaign news and updates and shows the candidate’s position on the major issues.
The hottest story in this year’s campaign are the ever-changing polls and the Polltracker App from the folks at Talking Point Media makes sense of them all, Not just the presidential race is measured here, so are Congressional contests. You can mark your favorite races and the app will even send you polling updates. Free for the iPhone.
The New York Times has a handy app for iPhone and Android devices. It has lots of news, the latest poll results, candidate pages and state updates. There are videos and, come the big night, live results. The app is free but you need to be a subscriber.
And don;t forget NBC’s own Politics app for the iPad and iPhone. It’s absolutely free and offers news, analysis, social media sharing and, come the big night, you can watch the election results unfold in real-time.