Our Top Picks for Tracking the 2010 Election
The best part of the Election 2010? Christine O'Donnell. That kind of crazy makes Sarah Palin look rational. Coming in a close second would be the smart innovations in election coverage. Our top picks for information on anything and everything election featured here.
Google (see above)
Partnered with: Everyone
Google wins our vote for best Election Day resource. The search engine giant created the handy map featured above. Just type in the address you are registered to vote under and within seconds Google with inform you of your polling location, directions, and key candidates up for election in your neck of the woods. In addition, they have a special election center of Google News, linked to every major news site and major campaigns.
If you'll be accessing this information on the go they even have a smartphone friendly version that at m.google.com/elections.
Partnered with: ABC News
Click "Like" and the U.S. Politics on Facebook page will send updates to your newsfeed. (The page includes Google's polling map.) It also invites you to "stay on top of Facebook's Election Night coverage this Tuesday starting at 7pm/6c with a Live Town Hall with David Muir & Randi Zuckerberg on Facebook.com/ABCNews." (FYI - Randi is the sister of CEO Mark).
Partnered with: CSPAN, The Washington Post, The New York Times
If you haven't embraced the micro-blogosphere yet, today would be a good day to join. The New York Times' election tweet tracker, providing up-to-the-minute visual representation of tweets sent by senatorial candidates around the country, is a must see.
Twitter links to major parties below:
Tea Party: @TPPatriots
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