It’s going to be a long day, folks.
If you don’t want to follow along on Twitter or tune into the all-day TV circus, Amazon is offering a 2016 solution to keep tabs on the presidential race.
Alexa, the virtual assistant that powers Amazon’s Echo devices, is now equipped with real-time election update capabilities.
Here are some of the questions Alexa can answer:
“Alexa, who is winning the presidential election?”
“Alexa, which states has Trump won?”
“Alexa, which states is Clinton projected to win?”
“Alexa, what percent of the popular vote does Clinton have?”
“Alexa, who won Iowa?”
The data comes from global news wires and big news outlets, according to an Amazon rep. The update went live as soon as polling opened Tuesday but Alexa has actually had some election smarts for a while.
According to Amazon, Alexa has been asked millions of questions related to the presidential race, including such gems as “Alexa, who should I vote for?” and “Alexa, what’s Donald Trump’s age?”
Customers asked questions about Trump twice as many times as they asked about Clinton.
GeekWire tested out Alexa’s election skills and compared her to Siri, another candidate in the A.I. race. Watch below: