Voters turn to smartphones during this election (audio)

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A new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project highlights an electorate increasingly reliant on mobile devices to find and exchange campaign information, and fact-check presidential candidates. According to Pew’s findings, 88 percent of registered voters have some kind of cell phone, and, of those, 27 percent say that they have used their mobile device to seek out news of politics or the campaign.

Aaron Smith, researcher with the Pew Internet and American Life Project tells Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee how voters are using the device.

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