Pew: Election Night Big For 2nd Screen Use

About 27% of voters used television and mobile devices to track election returns, according to a new study from Pew. Online. The percentage was highest in the 18-39 age range, with 39% as "dual screeners" for the night.

Some 27% of voter were "dual screeners" on election night, using mobile devices along with their televisions to track the election, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press.

Television remained the top source for election news, with 92% of all voters tracking election returns on TV and 65% relying only on the medium, according to the report. Pew found that 34% of voters followed the returns online, with 6% turning solely to the Web.

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Voters younger than 40 were most likely to supplement their election night viewing with online sources, as 39% followed returns on TV and online, compared with 45% watching only TV. The 18-39 age group also had the highest percentage of Internet-only followers, with 14% following the election returns only online, according to Pew.

The full report can be found here.

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