Republicans have “institutionalized” Facebook. But Twitter is still the wild west. Well, not as wild as ’09. Politicians are not tweeting themselves anymore. But we have done some of our own states on key races around the country and in our state.
What’s interesting is that Twitter followers don’t necessarily reflect the polls in these races. In Delaware, Chris Coons is ahead in some polls by 20 points yet he’s trailing in followers. Same with Boxer in California. The Whitman v. Brown match up is similar to polling. As is the Arizona governor’s race. Boxer is not doing well on Twitter, but in the polls she’s pulled ahead of her opponent Fiorina.