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:
- Republican Senator John McCain is SenJohnMcCain.
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:
- Arizona Capitol Times is azcapitoltimes.
- Phoenix New Times is PhoenixNewTimes.
- The Arizona Republic is azcentral.
Various Political Twitterers:
- President Barack Obama is barackobama.
- The White House is whitehouse_rss.
- U.S. House of Representatives is HouseFloor.
- U.S. Senate is SenateFloor.
- U.S. Supreme Court is USSupremeCourt.
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.
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