2012 election: U.S. smartphone usage regarding the election

This statistic shows the planned smartphone usage of U.S. smartphone users regarding the upcoming 2012 presidential elections. 79 percent of democratic respondents will use their mobile device for election-related activities.

How do you plan on using your smartphone leading up to the election?

Democratic respondentsRepublican respondents
Will use mobile device for election-related activities leading up to election79%81%
Read political news articles regarding election63%59%
Research candidates50%53%
Locate voting station32%29%
Locate political rally/march/demonstration11%8%
Donate to campaign5%7%
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Release date

September 2012


United States

Survey time period

August 30 to September 3, 2012

Number of respondents

1,776 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Smartphone owners

Supplementary notes

Wyoming is not represented in this study.

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