Ready for election day? The Web is brimming with interactive tools -- everything from widgets to mobile alerts -- that can help you stay on top of the presidential vote and keep you informed, no matter where you go. We've compiled some of the best resources to take you through the election's end, whether you're seeking polling info, real-time results, or just a few laughs. Bookmark this page now, and you'll have all that you need, every step of the way.
[ For more on how technology is reshaping the race for the U.S. presidency, see InfoWorld's special report. ]
-- Google Voter Info: This site offers an easy way to find your polling place. Type in your home address, and you'll get an interactive map in seconds. A mobile version is available too.
-- ACLU Voting Rights Guide: Stop by this site before voting and snag a printable card specific to your state. It'll give you polling hours, policies, and numbers to call in case you encounter a problem.
-- CNN Voter Hotline: At this site you can see an interactive state-by-state breakdown of polling problems as they occur. See how many calls are coming in from each county and what kinds of complaints are being lodged.
-- Ballotpedia: Get a simple breakdown of all the measures and initiatives on the ballot where you live. Click on your location, and you can see what the propositions are really about.
-- Glassbooth or USA Today Candidate Match Game: If you're still on the fence in regard to the presidential candidates, both of these sites can help you figure out which side better matches your beliefs.
-- MSNBC Results Widget: This tool delivers real-time results to your blog or social-network profile. Just set the options -- you can choose to see specific states or a nationwide view -- and you'll receive up-to-the-second returns where you want them.
-- CNN YourRaces: Customize your own tracking tool with any number of races, then watch the results in real time through CNN's site. The service is also available via CNN's mobile interface.
-- AOL Election Toolbar: Set up a toolbar at the top of your browser to see all the latest election headlines scrolling across your screen. It's available for both Internet Explorer and Firefox.