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This election cycle news about money in politics, election fiascos and voting rights is breaking at the speed of, well, Twitter. If you want to stay up-to-date, we’ve got your back.
Here’s our first tip: the best to Twitter users to follow on money in politics and election reforms aren’t necessarily who you’d expect. They’re environmental activists, election administrators, journalists and ice cream makers. That’s because putting our democracy back in the hands of regular voters isn’t a niche issue — it’s an all of us issue.
If you want breaking updates on the election issues you care about, here are six Twitter users to follow. They’re witty, they’re passionate, and most of all, their Twitter game is strong.
Cornell Brooks has an unmatched passion for universal voting rights, cutting insight on issues of inequality and injustice, and a witty sense of humor. His fight for voting rights and a host of other civil rights issues has led him to rallies, marches, conferences and everywhere in between. The best part? He narrates the whole journey via Twitter. Throw him a follow for up-to-date information and stances on all things democracy.
Annie Leonard is an advocate of everyday Americans in more ways than one. A quick scroll through her Twitter page reveals content surrounding everything from LGBT rights to pollution. Her strong support for voting rights intersects all of these issues because she sees expanding democracy as the pathway to solving the many causes she is passionate about. If you’re looking for solutions, Leonard is the one to follow.
Linda Hallman doesn’t hold back. Count on her to tell it like it is and keep you updated on the role of women in democracy. With 25 years of women’s rights experience under her belt, there’s no one better to follow than Hallman if you’re looking to learn about the intersection of civil rights and election reform.
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