Apple has put together a collection of some good apps to go along with your election day festivities. They include everything from candidate-specific apps and polling apps to election-related news apps. See their collection of election-related applications. Once you click on the link, iTunes will launch and will take you to the collection automatically.
What are the best websites for watching election returns? Which ones have the latest, up-to-date tallies of election results?
That question started a search for reporting sites, but also spotlights the fact that the 2008 U.S. national election is now known as “the YouTube election” and “the Twitter election” due to inclusion of those influential communications channels. Many news sources, both traditional and new-tech, provide up-to-the-minute coverage on national and state elections, with designated election centers on the Web. For starters, check out these sites and the extended list at the end of this article:
- CNN’s ElectionCenter2008
- MSNBC’s Decision08
- NPR’s Election 2008
- Fox News Election 2008
- Google’s 2008 U.S. Election
- ReadWriteWeb’s Your Election Day Web Toolkit
- Twitter’s Election2008