Aaron Brethorst

Round peg in a square hole, rabid generalist.

Introducing Slate Poll Tracker '08

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Slate and I have some special news:

If you’re a political junkie like we’re political junkies, you have a problem. You can track the McCain-Obama polls only at your computer. If you go to a ballgame, or a meeting, or your daughter’s wedding, you enter a politics vacuum, cut off from the data you crave. No longer. Today Slate introduces Poll Tracker ‘08, an application that delivers comprehensive up-to-the-minute data about the presidential election to your iPhone, iPhone 3G, or iPod touch. Using data from Pollster.com, the Poll Tracker ‘08 delivers the latest McCain and Obama polling numbers for every state, graphs historical polling trends, and charts voting patterns in previous elections. Poll Tracker ‘08 allows you to sort states by how contested they are, how fresh their poll data is, or how heavily they lean to McCain or Obama. You can download Poll Tracker ‘08 on the iPhone App Store. It costs just 99 cents, a small price to pay for satisfying your craving for data anytime, anywhere. Get it on the App Store.

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