Candidates turn to social media to get your vote

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Guess who wants to be your friend on social media? Your local representative.

Before they get the vote this mid-term season, they want to get your likes, hashtags and re-tweets.

CNN says hitting up social media could help reach voters ages 18 to 29 who show up to vote for presidents, but shy away when it comes to mid-terms.

Facebook actually has an interactive map of governors, senate and house candidates, their pages, their user-likes and all the talk they're generating...

Twitter is tracking political tweets and issues.

Also, getting the word out on social media is much cheaper than getting it out on TV.

Unfortunately, while the push to the web is promising, according to pre-term research from the Harvard Institute of Politics, there's actually been a disconnect between young voters political activity on social media and real-life political action.

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