NBC’s Politics app for iPhone and iPad delivers the latest up-to-the-minute NBC election coverage in a beautifully packaged, image-rich and easy-to-read format. Users can share stories to their Facebook and Twitter feeds directly from the app.
NBC’s app also lets users predict which candidate will win each state on Election Day, which is pretty good fun for the political nerds among us.
The Washington Post’s WP Politics is an iPad-only app that repackages the newspaper’s best political content. It includes rich, high-definition imagery from the newest iPad’s retina screen.
The WP Politics app also has a map, but it’s a bit different than the NBC map; this one shows polling data in each state, campaign ads running in swing states and a map of historical election data running all the way back to 1789.
Stitcher gives users access to talk radio, podcasts and local radio stations right on their mobile devices.
For the 2012 election season, Stitcher has opened Election Center, which lets users follow particular candidates, commentators or issues across audio election news sources, such as C-SPAN and Fox News Radio.
Fox News’ iPad-only app, You Decide 2012, lets users make political predictions to their heart’s content with an interactive electoral map. Users can post their predictions to Facebook or Twitter to get their friends’ comments.
As a major plus, top political operatives Karl Rove and Joe Trippi are using the app to make weekly predictions and to offer commentary on user-created maps.
The Politico Playbook has been dubbed “the ultimate insider’s guide for political outsiders,” curating the must-know political stories of the day and delivering the list to subscribers.
With the Playbook mobile app, that must-read list of stories is easily accessible on your cellphone or tablet. Start reading now and you’ll be well-equipped to make an educated choice come Election Day.