Election season is in full effect as President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney recently kicked off their first of four presidential debates. Voters are—or should be—heavily monitoring both campaigns in hopes of either re-electing our nation’s Commander-in-Chief or giving the Republican Party back the White House. Suffice to say, now’s the time to stay up on what's going on in the world of politics. And there's no better way of doing so than through your smartphones with the help of some political-inspired mobile apps. So before you head out on Election Day and cast your vote, be sure to look over the the 12 Best Apps for the 2012 Presidential Election.