From the news reports of long lines, it looks like voter turnout will soar above the anemic 35-50 percent of presidential elections past, and anyone eager to track early indications of how the outcome will swing can turn to the web for clues. Judging by Google’s hot trends ranking chart election-related web searches are already well underway. We’ve put together a short list of some of the best places online to track results live.
- Google’s election results map mashup is part of its broader elections coverage
- AOL has a nifty browser toolbar to track elections-related news, including add-on buttons for Senate and House race updates.
- A pollster on the polls: Democratic pollster Mark Blumenthal will live-blog results at Pollster.com beginning around 5 p.m. EDT.
- The left-leaning blog Talking Points Memo has an election results map that will begin streaming results live at 6 p.m. EDT.
- Cascade Software makes an iPhone app, Election, that will update results as they come in.
- Electoral-Vote.com will start liveblogging results and update its electoral college map.
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- Vote, Uninterrupted
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