It would not be a modern political race without a couple new apps from the President and his Republican challenger, and the campaigns behind both parties are eager to spread the word with information-laced tech now that Election Day is less than 100 days away.
A new Obama for America app for iOS landed yesterday, with the Android counterpart coming soon, and it essentially provides users with facts on President Barack Obama’s policies, help for finding local events, coverage of breaking news, information for volunteering, and access to voting and registration rules by state.
Check it out: Obama for America by The Democratic Party | Free
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Romney also plans to dish out the facts with a new app, but his offering will notably act as the primary distribution channel for the announcement of his vice presidential nominee. As The Washington Post noted, Romney is slated to declare his running mate sometime before the Republican National Convention that starts on August 27 in Tampa.
Mitt’s VP is available for iPhone and Android, and it allows users to sign in to the app with their MyMitt or Facebook account. It features push notifications to exclusive news and the ability to share merchandise and content.
Check it out: Mitt’s VP by Romney for President, Inc. | Free