12:10 pm October 23, 2012, by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso
I use my smartphone to look up prices in the grocery store, nutrition information in line at fast food places, and mattress prices at Sears when I’m in Macy’s.
With 46 percent of American adults owning smartphones, I am wondering how many will use them to look up information on candidates or issues in the voting booth?
In the past I have taken in notes or pages from the newspaper with information about who or what I want to vote for. (Sometimes they use double negatives in the phrasing or the numbers on the item are confusing, and I need reference material.)
But I think this year, if I were voting in the booth, I would look up stuff in my phone. (I have my ballot at home and am voting early this year.)
I believe both parties put out voter guides so I can see people referencing those on their phones or even making notes to themselves beforehand in their phones.
Will you use your smartphone in the voting booth this year? How will you use it?
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