Slate Partners With Chimp Software for iPhone Election Application

Slates Election Scorecard Feature Now Accessible from Top-Ranked iPhone App

WASHINGTON--()--Slate, the daily online magazine, today announced a partnership with Chimp Software to provide campaign poll tracking data to the Election 08 iPhone application. By incorporating data from Slates Election Scorecard into the Election 08 app, users will now have an instant update on which candidate is leading the presidential race, plus a comprehensive breakdown of the numbers in each state, right on an iPhone.

People crave information during this election, and Slates Election Scorecard has been a destination online for an instant look at whats happening in the polls. We wanted to combine that addictive content with technology that lets users have this data whenever they want, wherever they want, to create a meaningful mobile experience around the elections, said David Plotz, Slates Editor.

Software developer Aaron Brethorst of Chimp Software first created the Election 08 app, which is now called Slate Poll Tracker 08 with the addition of Slate campaign data.

This application can be downloaded for $ .99 from Apples App Store on iPhone and iPod touch. Users can find the feature in the iPhone App Store.

For more information, visit www.slate.com.

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Contacts

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Jennifer Lee, 703-469-2671
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Contacts

Slate Magazine
Jennifer Lee, 703-469-2671
jennifer.lee@wpni.com