The contentious 2016 presidential election has been characterized by a constant overload of information and controversies. Some have even compared it to reality television. As we approach the homestretch of the elections, it has become increasingly difficult to follow along and track which candidate said what and where they stand on certain issues.
To help you sort through the onslaught of political content, opinion pieces and polling numbers, Rock App Roll, the first social media platform built to help users discover new iOS and Android applications based on affinity, has put together a list of 5 free, non-partisan apps that provide clear and concise coverage about the race to the White House.
These apps will help you stay informed about the latest developments in the elections, fact-check candidates’ claims, keep track of the latest polls and easily identify the candidate that best represent you.
Pollenize helps users break through all of the political content by presenting each of the main candidates’ platforms in a concise, point-by-point format. The app provides an easy way to stay in the know with the most accurate information and look at each candidate’s stance on a variety of subjects.
According to Pollenize, their aim is “to make a positive impact on voter turnout and help spark political discussion in communities around the world.”
Voter uses online dating technology to match voters with candidates that best represent them. After answering a few questions about key issues such as social, environmental, and economic beliefs, users get matched to the candidate and party that most closely resembles their opinions.
The app analyses data, including public stances, voting records, speeches, and more, to make sure the matches are accurate.
Voter currently covers candidates for the 2016 presidential, gubernatorial, and Congressional elections.
Whether you are a political junkie or simply looking to stay up-to-date with the latest news to make an informed decision during these elections, the allPolitics app is the place to go for all political news.
Users can access left and right talk radio, political cartoons, live Republican vs. Democrat discussions and aggregated multimedia content from other sources such as Politico, Fox and MSNBC.
With PollTracker you’ll never miss an update about the issues that matter to you.
PollTracker shares up-to-the-minute data about the 2016 presidential campaigns, US Senate and gubernatorial races, presidential approval etc.
Users get at-a-glance overviews of the current issues as well as detailed information about individual polls or polling averages over time.
Settle It! PolitiFact’s Argument Ender
If you’re constantly wondering about the truth of the campaign ads you see on TV or the candidates’ arguments during the debates, this app is for you. PolitiFact, created by the team behind the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact.com, lets you fact-check political controversies right from your smartphone.
Users can enter names, keywords and subjects and instantly find relevant Truth-O-Meter ratings for each.
That’s all about these top 5 apps to stay updated of the United States presidential election. However, you can also download these apps from Google Play (for Android) and iTunes App Store (for iPad/iPhone). But, with the help of this RockAppRoll platform, you can find both Android and iPhone apps at one place.