Elections

Election 2012

On Nov. 5, 2012, U.S. residents will vote on whether or not to re-elect President Obama or to elevate Governor Mitt Romney…

Dear Canada: Your Election Law Is No Match For Twitter

Anyone who posts early results during Monday’s federal election in Canada could be fined $25,000 or sentenced to five years in prison, according to an ancient provision in the country’s Election Act — but some Twitter users have said they will defy the ban anyway.

Election Badges, Vote by Check-In and Twitter Bubbles

If badges, check-ins, tweets and other social tools are your thing, here’s a roundup of some of the services and features involved in tomorrow’s elections — including a special Foursquare badge, a Facebook “get out the vote” challenge, and a location app for tracking voter interest.

Political Ads Find Their Way Onto YouTube

Election Day is just a day away, and if you live in an area with a contentious race going on, you’re likely being bombarded by TV attack ads. But you might also see them online, as more political ads have begun showing up against online videos.

Obama for iPhone

Billed as “your official, comprehensive connection to the heart of Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s campaign,” Obama’s campaign today released an official…