Tuesday, September 8, 2009 | 10:48 AM
Cross-posted from the Google Japan blog, posted by Google Japan "choose the future 2009" team
In preparation for Japan's recent election, the Google Japan team launched a 2009 election "choose the future" site with election information and candidate responses to "5 Questions" asked and selected by citizens via Google Moderator.
The site, which now displays election results and news, also included candidate search trends leading up to election day.
Japanese voters could find their polling place and directions to get there:
The "5 Questions" video responses could be viewed on a map for each electoral district. There were three different ways to find candidates and their videos:
- Search by any street address.