Twitter and the Florida Senate Race

The AP covers how candidates in Florida are using Twitter and Facebook.

It sets up a test on how effective new communication and social networking can be in overcoming the name recognition and huge financial advantage held by the other major candidate in the race — Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, who’s more of an old school campaigner. Crist and Rubio face off in a party primary next August with the general election in November 2010.

“Do I tweet? I haven’t yet. Should I?” Crist recently said with a laugh. “I talk!”

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