Candidates around the country are using smartphone apps to track and register voters. Brian Ries on the coolest, most cutting-edge political technology.
In Massachusetts, gubernatorial candidate Tim Cahill is using an election app that some say helped propel Republican Scott Brown into the Senate. ( The Boston Phoenix called it “The iPhone app that killed Coakley”.)
In Michigan, former Gateway CEO and Supernerd Rick Snyder began using Walking Edge during the Democratic primary; he is now a dedicated fan of the smartphone canvassing app, and intends to use it for the last few weeks before the gubernatorial election.