With less than a year to go for the US presidential election, Google has launched a new US Election hub. Available to Internet users world wide, this can be viewed at google.com/election.
The 2012 election hub covers upcoming election in a never-done-before way. Similar to the election hub launched prior to 2008 election, 2012 election hub allows you to set filtering parameter in accordance to the news you want to see. Predefined parameters for major presidential election are running President Obama along with 7 Republican, who are hoping to topple him.
Once you enter the election hub, you are free to sort the election info based on Trends, On The Ground, Candidates and Issues.
Trends dashboard allows you to observe and compare popularity of each of the eight candidates drawing parallels based on search trends, Google news mentions and YouTube hits. On the Ground section regularly updates videos and map news. Whereas news related to national issues such as Economy, Jobs and Unemployment, Healthcare and National Security among many can be accessed under Issues tab.
Gathering relevant presidential election information has never been so readily available and easy to sort. Google has done its very best to make sure keep the transparency level highest possible, helping the US citizen to thoroughly inspect all the candidates to make best decision in favor of the nation.