If you're a political junkie like we're political junkies, you have a problem. You can only track the McCain-Obama polls when you're 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, 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 from iTunes or the AppStore. It costs just 99 cents, a small price to pay for satisfying your craving for data anytime, anywhere.
Now there's a cool new way to follow the 2008 Presidential election anywhere you go...If you care about politics, and understand that polls aren't perfect, Election '08 can put a snapshot of the political horse race in your pocket. - Walt Mossberg, All Things Digital/WSJ
Whether you're an Obamanaut or McCainicon, the data is presented to your liking. - Techcrunch
If you're ever pulled away from the constant spew of talking heads...the 99-cent Election '08 iPhone app will ease your withdrawal with slickly presented, constantly updating poll trackers, electoral vote counts, and other stats. - Gizmodo
Have an iPhone? Obsessed with checking the oft-misleading results of state-by-state polls constantly from now until November? You're insufferable! Which means, of course, that there is an iPhone application just for you. - Gawker