Twitter tips for my local prospective parliamentary candidates


Lots of people are bigging up the role of social networking services in this year’s election.

I have to admit, I was dubious to begin with. But services like Facebook and Twitter have been buzzing with pre-election opinions and gossip, and lots of political parties and politicians are using social networking effectively.

Eastleigh’s PPCs on Twitter

On Twitter, I decided to follow three of my local constituency¬†candidates – Chris Huhne (Liberal Democrats), Maria Hutchings (Conservative) and Leo Barraclough (Labour) – to see what they had to say and to see how they use Twitter to engage with voters.… Read more