Who’s on Twitter?

28 Jun 2009 05:14 pm
Posted by: Krista

If you want to know what your elected officials are saying, what better way to find out than to follow them on Twitter? Here’s a list to guide you on your way.

Arizona Senators on Twitter:

Arizona Congresspeople on Twitter:

  • Democratic Congressman Harry Mitchell is HarryMitchell (Congressional District 5).
  • Republican Congressman Jeff Flake is JeffFlake (Congressional District 6).
  • Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is ggiffords (Congressional District 8).

Arizona State Senators on Twitter:

  • Republican Senator Jack Harper is HarperForAZ (Legislative District 4).
  • Democratic Senator Ken Cheuvront is cheuv (Legislative District 15), I think. No activity makes it hard to tell.
  • Republican Senator Chuck Gray is Chuck_Gray (Legislative District 19).

Arizona State Representatives on Twitter:

  • Democratic Representative Kyrsten Sinema is kyrstensinema (Legislative District 15).
  • Republican Representative Kirk Adams is kirkadams (Legislative District 19).

Other Arizona Electeds on Twitter:

  • Republican Governor Jan Brewer is teambrewer.
  • Democratic Mayor Phil Gordon is philgordon.
  • Phoenix City Councilman Mike Nowakowski is MRNowakowski (District 7).

Arizona Candidates for Various Races:

  • Candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, Jason Williams, is JasonAZ.

I’m sure there are dozens of other Arizona politicians and candidates on Twitter, but I haven’t run into them. If you know of a Twittering politician who should be added to this list, contact us.

In the meantime, here are a few other resources you may want to follow:

Newspapers:

Various Political Twitterers:

Again, these are just the resources and politicians I found. Leave me a note in the comments if you have suggestions on who/what to add to this list.

5 Comments

  1. Comment by Zach on July 29, 2009 12:30 am

    I know Penny Kotterman is on Twitter as well, just under her regular name, though I wouldn’t know it if one of my friends had re-tweeted one of her tweets.

  2. Comment by Moving 2 Arizona on August 6, 2009 1:16 pm

    These are great ways to keep up on Arizona politicians.

  3. Comment by Adam on October 7, 2009 2:14 pm

    Sam crump is on there, i follow so when I have to throw up and cry, i just read his posts.

  4. Comment by Mike on June 16, 2010 5:28 pm

    Penny Kotterman is in fact on Twitter. She is @pennykotterman. (http://www.twitter.com/pennykotterman)

  5. Comment by Nancy LaPlaca on January 5, 2012 10:38 pm

    Donna et al: I have a Twitter account, laplacanancy…energy policy and the AZ Corporation Commission…thanks.

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