New Hampshire to Be Testing Grounds for Smartphone Voting App
The state with the first in the nation primary will be first test a digital interface that hope to get more people to exercise their right to vote.
Brigade is the name of an app that is being beta tested in the Granite State starting with the city elections in Manchester this year. WMUR-TV in Manchester reports that the app was developed by an entrepreneur named Sean Parker who's resume includes high profile positions with Napster and Facebook.
Brigade will provide information to voters about the upcoming election in Manchester and has partnered up with the University of New Hampshire in order to generate usage of the app. It will eventually roll out content specific to the New Hampshire Presidential Primary.