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Would Lincoln have been elected in the age of Facebook? Would Woodward and Bernstein have been credited with toppling the Nixon administration if WikiLeaks had been a thing? How would Reagan have navigated the Cold War if he’d had to deal with cyberterrorism? And how might the 2000s have been different if Florida had used digital voting machines instead of punch card ballots resulting in the infamous hanging chads?

The digital age has changed more than just the day-to-day lives of average voters. From national security threats to election rigging, from what constitutes a modern-day scandal to how much a President is influenced by public opinion, technology today has greatly changed the concerns, policies and press relations within the White House. As voters head to the polls today, let’s take a quick look back at some of the ways modern-day tech has made this a new kind of Presidential race.