Posted April 20, 2016
As the candidates campaign across the country for the 2016 presidential election, it can be challenging to keep up with the latest news on their positions.
Now it’s easier with free smartphone apps, such as these five popular ones:
- 2016 Presidential Election – Provides an organized review of the debates, primaries and political news.
- Brigade – Explore the latest election discussions and share your opinions on trending topics. Then click to see the positions taken by other users. The app also has a Divided States of America tab with buttons to see how users on the left (Democrat) and right (Republicans) stand on issues.
- Debateball – The design is based on two favorite American activities: baseball and debates. While users watch the presidential debates, they can rank the performance of each candidate using a baseball format of runs, strikes and fouls. The results are compiled for users to see the candidate that aligns closest to their political views.
- icitizen – Review and vote on trending issues in your community and communicate with elected local and national officials. Users can comment and vote on issues and see feedback and positions of other users.
- Smarter Vote 2016 – A platform designed to educate voters on issues and help them find presidential candidates who fit their values and ideas, all in 10 minutes or less.