"Technology and digital media have changed how we do virtually everything, including how we choose our leaders. In 2008, then Senator Barack Obama's innovative use of the Internet for organizing gave us a glimpse at how social media could revolutionize modern campaigning. A lot has changed in the past four years, and social media is now front and center -- an irresistible force in our everyday lives.
Politics Transformed: The High Tech Battle for Your Vote is an in-depth look at how digital media is affecting elections. From online ad targeting to Internet voting, from political crowdfunding to massive data mining, Mashable pulls back the curtain to reveal the trends changing politics in 2012 and beyond."