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LAST FEDERAL ELECTION: Saturday 2 July 2016  

 

 TwitterAustralian elections and Twitter

Main hashtags:

#ausvotes
#ausvotes2016
#auspol
#hungparliament

News:

Women and young people still undecided (news.com.au)
24 Jun 2016
Most tweeted emojis (Image: news.com.au)
Twitter has tracked not only the most tweeted emojis but also the extent to which particular groups such as women and young people have yet to make up their minds over whom to vote for in the 2016 federal election.

Twitter may decide who rules Australia (news.com.au)
news.com.au, 30 May 2016
As a large proportion of Twitter-using voters users are stiull undecided, theyhave become an important target of the major political parties.

Lists:

List of Australian politicians who use Twitter (mptweets.com.au)
Politicians listed alphabetically by surname.

Federal politicians (twitter.com)
ABC Twitter page containing tweets from and about Australian federal politicians.

Parliament of Australia Twitter accounts (aph.gov.au)
Five Twitter feeds to sign up for.

Tweets of leading politicians:

Malcolm Turnbull's tweets
@TurnbullMalcolm

Bill Shorten's tweets
@billshortenmp

Barnaby Joyce's tweets
@barnaby_joyce

Richard di Natale's tweets

@RichardDiNatale

Tweets of news media:

PoliticsFairfax tweets (twitter.com)
@politicsfairfax

7News Yahoo!7 tweets (twitter.com)
@Y7news

ABC News 24 tweets (twitter.com)
@abcnews24

Tweets of organisations:

AEC (twitter.com)
@auselectoralcom
Australian Electoral Commission Twitter page.

Election Watch (twitter.com)
@electionwatch_
University of Melbourne Twitter page.

See also our Social media page.

 


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