Things are getting serious. After thousands of speeches and numerous debates, the U.S. presidential election is shifting to what matters the most: the actual votes. As we march towards November and the election of our nation’s 45th president, check out these apps:
The best election app
US Presidential Election 2016 News – Newsfusion, free, Universal
Our favorite app for this election cycle features a robust newsfeed, push notifications, links to YouTube videos, polls, and more. You can also save interesting stories to read later. For $2.99, you can turn off the ads via an in-app purchase.
Other excellent choices
All Politics, free, Universal
Here you’ll find news and views from across the political spectrum. Other goodies include left and radio talk radio, political satire and cartoons, and more.
270toWin, $0.99, iPad-only
Forget Iowa and New Hampshire. This election will ultimately be decided on Nov. 8 when votes are taken in the Electoral College. The candidate who finishes with 270 votes or higher becomes the next president.
This impressive app offers past election results, according to state and candidate. You can also create your own election map to see what it will take for your favorite candidate to win.
Voter, free, iPhone-only
Haven’t decided on a candidate? Using a series of questions in a Tinder-like format, Voter determines which candidate best matches your interests.
Real Clear Politics, free, iPhone and iPad
FrontRunner – 2016 Presidential Election Poll Tracker, free, iPhone-only
Politicos live and die by the polls. This simple app shows you who’s leading the current polls in your political party. Want to see how the other side is doing? You’ll need to make an in-app purchase. FrontRunner also looks great on the Today screen. A premium version is also available.
The 2016 presidential election is on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Who are you supporting?