Tech Report: Election Day Apps

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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – With election 2012 upon us, many predict it’s going to be a squeaker. So everything from finding your polling place to following results becomes that much more important.

Here are 4 really good free apps for taking part in democracy:

- Best overall app: VoterHub

Non-partisan VoterHub app ranks as the go-to outlet for vital voter information. This one-stop voting tool provides a quick look at how to reach your designated polling place (in all 50 states), and includes a helpful “wait time” category so you know how long it should take to cast your ballot.

CBS News or CNN apps for results

These are two serious news organizations on election night and each does a good job with mobile presentation with fast updates as results come in.

SettleIt! as a position fact-checker

PoliticFact’s app debunks the fluff and gives an accurate representation of candidates’ stances on the issue backed by credible sources.

- Find polling place: Call 866 OUR VOTE

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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