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App DescriptionNo matter what race you're following, news makers and political junkies agree, PollTracker provides the polling data you need.
TPM Mediaâ€™s PollTracker App provides users with an essential tool to track the 2012 Election in real time â€“ from the presidential race to each and every congressional contest. With optimized charts and averages, PollTracker 2012 follows important swing states, provides key voter group information (independents, gender breakdown, voter subgroups) and offers specific detailed candidate data. PollTracker also keeps track of key referenda throughout the country. A presidential dashboard allows users to program specific polling preferences.
PollTracker charts new political terrain with an up-to-the-minute mobile application that offers statistics and comprehensive analysis, aggregating all available poll data in real time. Polling power in the palm of the hand. Results are presented in bold graphic form to show how races are trending and coupled with independent, impartial analysis on why those results matter.
What the reviews are saying:
Mashable: â€śInform Your Vote With These 6 Presidential Campaign Apps,â€ť (PollTracker number 2), -- August 21, 2012
Forbes: calls PollTracker Mobile one of the "5 Essential Mobile Apps for Election Season", -- September 4, 2012
App Safari (4/5 stars): â€śThe true success of the PollTracker iPhone app is its ability to pack technical data into a neat, tidy interface,â€ť -- August 8, 2012
U.S. News and World Report: â€śTop 10 Smartphone Apps for the 2012 Campaign,â€ť -- August 9, 2012
Innovation Movement: â€śApp of the week: PollTracker,â€ť -- August 29, 2012
Readerâ€™s Digest: â€śThe Six Apps You Need This Election Season,â€ť -- August 24, 2012
What the media is saying:
George Stephanopoulos, co-anchor of Good Morning America and host of This Week: â€śLovinâ€™ PollTracker â€“ canâ€™t beat the one-stop shopping.â€ť
John Gruber, founder of Daring Fireball: â€śNew free app from TPM â€¦ Iâ€™ve been using it for a few days and itâ€™s great.â€ť
David Corn, Washington Bureau Chief, Mother Jones magazine: â€śA political junkie's dream come true. With PollTracker Mobile, now you can follow (and obsess over) the most recent polls for the presidential and congressional races on a nanosecond-by-nanosecond basis. Here's an easy-to-use app and a data goldmine â€” the horse race goes digital!â€ť
Jonathan Alter, journalist and author: â€śTo stay current nowadays, you need 24-hour mobile access to the most current polling data in all the races or you're at serious risk of embarrassing yourself. What if I went on TV and said that Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown were even when she was really up by 2 points? I'd look like an idiot. PollTracker Mobile makes me look smarter than I really am.â€ť
-- A curated list of the latest polls in the nationâ€™s hottest races
-- users can log in every day to see what the editors of PollTracker are following.
-- A presidential election center with swing state averages, breakdowns of key voting blocs, candidate information on President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney, along with historical charting of the race.
-- A search function that allows users to look for and keep tabs on their local races, including contests for Congress, the U.S. Senate and statewide referenda.
-- Push notifications that alert users to new polls instantly as PollTracker updates averages and analysis.
PollTracker has been collecting and aggregating public polling data since 2006. Its technology combines all available public polling and runs it through a sophisticated regression analysis designed in consultation with renowned polling expert and political scientist Dr. Charles Franklin from the University of Wisconsin. PollTracker averages are forward looking -- they show where the data is going, not just where it's been.
PollTracker is a product of TPM Media, the parent company of the popular political site Talking Points Memo.
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