In the article “New mobile election apps mean pressure's on for local campaigns” by Haydn Watters, he discusses the upgrade in technology used for campaigning. Door-to-door canvassers are now using database applications on tablets instead of paperwork on clipboards.
Since data is updated while canvassing, there should not be any errors. Another pro about using tablets for canvassing is that the apps are GPS-enabled, so it can track the location and progress of the canvassers as they update the information constantly. It can also track if the canvasser skips over houses or even entire streets. This technological advance permits more efficient progress on campaigns. It allows data to be tracked easier and forces campaigns to work “for precision”. These campaigns save time by using this technology.
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