GigaOM Readers' Top Election Web Resources

Our post about the top 10 web tools for the election got some great suggestions from readers, so we’ve packaged them up for you here. Thanks to everyone who sent in their picks — and don’t forget to vote!

  1. Track voter rights news and resources at the nonpartisan Election Protection coalition’s 866ourvote.org.
  2. Check out a map-based overview of voting machines used in each state from VerifiedVoting.org and the Verified Voter Foundation, both run by technologists advocating for reliable and publicly verifiable elections.
  3. Read up on candidates on the non-partisan Govtrack.us and On the Issues.org
  4. Call the soapbox at Social42.com and leave your rant or rave about either major candidate; your message will be posted on the site and others can listen — and rate and comment on it.
  5. Upload photo messages about the election, the candidates and the issues to Giveusahope.com.
  6. Follow and contribute crowd-sourced election stories and add your two cents on media bias at Skewz.com.
  7. Take a look at the aggregation of election-related news stories, blogs, polls, video and commentary on Electicker2008.com.
  8. Check out interactive electoral college maps at 270towin.com.
  9. Contribute election-related news stories and video and blog posts to Politics.com.

Image courtesy of VerifiedVoting.org.

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