Find Your way to the Polls on Election Day With This App

Alex Fitzpatrick
Find Your way to the Polls on Election Day With This App
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Election Day can be a stressful experience: "Where's my polling place again? Who's running in the local elections? What are all these other initiatives on my ballot?" Wouldn't it be nice if there were a mobile app that helped answer all those questions? You're in luck, because now there is.

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VoterHub, a new app from AT&T, the Pew Center on the States and Politics-360, is designed to be a non-partisan one-stop-shop for everything voters need to know on Election Day. Voters can use the app to find out how to register to vote in their state, locate their nearest polling place, check out some sample ballots, research non-candidate ballot issues and read election news from the Associated Press.

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The app's also got social features built right in: users can share content to their Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn or Foursquare accounts.

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"Voting is an important civic duty for each one of us," said Tracy King, Vice President of Public Affairs for AT&T, in a release about the app. "This is why we are thrilled to launch VoterHub which brings together all of the critical information voters need in one easy-to-use app. VoterHub aims to educate voters and encourage Americans to have their voices heard by voting in the upcoming election."

The app's powered by the Voting Information Project, a joint effort from state and local elections officials, the Pew Center on the States, Google, AT&T and Microsoft.

(Mashable reminds our readers in the United States that Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6.)

The app's currently available for Android phones on Google Play, while an iPhone version is expected shortly. Meanwhile, any mobile device can access the VoterHub mobile web at voterhub.us.

Will you try VoterHub on Election Day?

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