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AT&T Launches New App for the November 2012 Election; VoterHub is an Easy-To-Use, All Encompassing Voter Information and Sharing App VoterHub provides real-time essential information for voters and offers a social platform for voters to connect and share with each other

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T and the Pew Center on the States and Politics-360 announced the 2012 debut of VoterHub, a smartphone application designed to serve as a nonpartisan clearinghouse for essential voter information for the upcoming November 2012 General Election. The VoterHub app provides voters with national and statewide candidate information, and also provides a platform for voters to connect and share with one another.

The smartphone app hosts many additional features such as: voter registration information, voter specific polling place information, sample ballots, access to Associated Press real-time election coverage, videos, candidate and local ballot initiative information, and election results. VoterHub also allows the user to set up alert reminders and notifications for key dates and results.

In addition, the app allows users to share content easily through several different social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Foursquare, and email.

"Voting is an important civic duty for each one of us," said Tracy King, Vice President of Public Affairs for AT&T. "This is why we are thrilled to launch VoterHub which brings together all of the critical information voters need in one easy-to-use app. VoterHub aims to educate voters and encourage Americans to have their voices heard by voting in the upcoming election."

VoterHub uses information from a variety of national organizations to inform voters and encourage them to take part in the November election. The Voting Information Project—a joint effort of state and local officials, the Pew Center on the States, Google Inc., AT&T and Microsoft Inc.— provides the VoterHub app with critical and official information for voters including state-specific voter ID laws, national and local candidate information, and details on local ballot initiatives. Other sources VoterHub uses include Rock the Vote, Turbo Vote, Google Election Center, official state election websites, Vote Smart, and Pollster.

"We are proud to launch a voting app with AT&T that is a one-stop-information-shop for the upcoming elections," said David Becker, Director of the Pew Center on the States' Election Initiatives. "By using official data from the Voting Information Project, this app helps bring critical polling place, ballot content and registration information directly to voters on their smartphones on and before Election Day."  

The VoterHub app is available today for Android and Windows Mobile users in their app stores, and will be available in the Apple app store soon. The mobile web app is available on any mobile device with a browser at http://voterhub.us.

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About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.

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About the Pew Center on the States
The Pew Center on the States is a division of The Pew Charitable Trusts that identifies and advances effective solutions to critical issues facing states. Pew is a nonprofit organization that applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public, and stimulate civic life.  www.pewstates.org

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