The growth of social media and the rapid adoption of internet-enabled mobile devices have changed the way Americans engage in the political process.

For Social Media Week 2013 in Washington, D.C., Pew Internet Researcher Aaron Smith presented the latest data from Pew Research Center national surveys to engage the politically savvy and tech-obsessed peole in D.C. who have noticed this shift in political life, taking a look at the raw data behind the new political process, and how it relates to our political infrastructure.