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Google Elections: Super Tuesday Map And Twitter Updates
Google’s LatLong blog has two posts relevant to today’s “Super Tuesday” US presidential primaries. The first is about a Super Tuesday primary map that presents a range of content, including video, on election results — as Google has in the last couple of primaries. The map also features real-time Twitter updates from people voting or otherwise “out in the field” (screenshot below). This is very much like the real-time map edits viewer feature that Google introduced in late January.
Twitter election reactions and voter updates on the Google Super Tuesday map:
Google has also aggregated election-related news in a new election news section, with a special tabbed widget/gadget that features video, maps, and customization:
The New York Times offers its own map-based “Voices from the Polls.”
If you’re in the US and eligible to vote and haven’t already, get out there!