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Tech-savvy ways to follow the elections

As the presidential campaigns heat up, it might be just as important for the candidates to cover their social media bases as it is to have a position on national health care. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best political apps and Web sites vying for your vote.

By Sep. 24, 2012


8 social-media changes since the 2008 elections

A week after the 2012 elections, here's a look at some of the changes in the social- and digital-media landscape in the U.S. since 2008.

By Nov. 14, 2012


YouTube to air presidential debates live on Elections page

The company is partnering with ABC News on the coverage and will offer commentary and analysis from eight sources.

By Oct. 1, 2012


Google launches hub for 2012 elections

Site allows for browsing by candidate or issue, as well as a map feature that links to recent political news events.

By Jan. 2, 2012


YouTube debuts 'Elections Hub,' a one-stop campaign channel

Google's video service rolls out its election-specific channel to broadcast this season's conventions, debates, speeches, and commentary from a varied mix of news outlets.

By Aug. 22, 2012


GOP's Whitman, Fiorina lose California elections

Despite dizzying campaign spending, double-digit California unemployment, and an anti-incumbent sentiment, ex-CEOs Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina couldn't dislodge their Democratic rivals.

By Nov. 2, 2010


States turn to Web 2.0 tools for upcoming elections

Officials in California and Ohio are increasingly using online tools to manage elections, including services like Twitter.

By Apr. 20, 2009


One final word on the Internet and the '08 elections

As the ballots get counted, what conclusions will historians and political professionals draw from the way the Internet intersected with the 2008 presidential race?

By Nov. 4, 2008


Daily Debrief: With tech and the elections, where's the beef?

Silicon Valley likes to think it has political influence in Washington. But will the big tech issues du jour interest the general electorate during the run-up to the presidential election in November? CNET News' Declan McCullagh, who attended the Democratic and Republican national conventions, sits down with Charles Cooper on Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief to talk about how the tech policy debate is likely to play out over the next couple of months.

By Sep. 8, 2008


Sad Sith: Darth Vader's bid for Ukraine's presidency denied

The chosen presidential candidate of Ukraine's wacky Internet Party will not be allowed to run for the troubled country's highest office, says its Central Electoral Commission.

By Apr. 4, 2014