US Election 2012: 30 Twitter Accounts To Follow

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Forget watching the election night on TV. The real place to be is on Twitter. Here are the top 30 Twitter accounts that will see you safely though the evening.

Why 30? Well, it's a round number isn't it. As with all these lists we are willing to accept bribes in exchange for including your Twitter account and bumping it up to 31.

The Campaigns

@MittRomney (Presidential Candidate)


Mitt Romney
The US is blessed with courageous friends. Happy Birthday to the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher - a tower of strength in the cause of liberty.

@EricFehrn (Senior Romney Adviser)


Eric Fehrnstrom
My advice to Team Obama: No more Red Bull in the Biden hold room.

@PaulRyanVP (Vice Presidential Candidate)


Paul Ryan
Mitt crushed it again at tonight's debate! Contribute today.

@BarackObama (The President)


Barack Obama
I spy ... the President of the United States of America.

@DavidAxelrod (Senior Obama Adviser)

@JoeBiden (Vice President)


Joe Biden
To Barack: Good luck tonight, and happy anniversary to you and Michelle. –Joe and Jill

Political Websites

@HuffPostPolitics (The Huffington Post Politics Team)


HuffPost Politics
Our live election results will be here on Tuesday night Until then, we have a handy countdown timer, if you're anxious

@HuffPostUKPols (The Huffington Post UK Politics Team)


HuffPostUKPolitics
British press are 'too mean to Mitt', says Iain Duncan Smith

@HuffPostHill (Light Relief From The Huffington Post Politics)


HuffPost Hill
Wonder what the candidates think of the growing threat of White Walkers from beyond the wall. Also, Iran.

@Politico (Political Website)


POLITICO
Alec Baldwin narrates pro-Obama ad:

@BuzzFeedPol (BuzzFeed's Political Website)


BuzzFeed Politics
John Kerry Trolls Mitt Romney

@PostPolitics (Washington Post Politics)


Washington Post poll
Obama has 10-point lead on trust to handle an “unexpected crisis.” It was nine points pre-Sandy

@cnnpolitics (CNN)

@BBCNewsUS (US Election Tweets From The BBC)

@FoxNews (Fox News)


Fox News
, hit battleground states with closing arguments for the undecided via

@msnbc (MSNBC)

@SkyNews (SKy News)

Political Reporters/Analysts

@samsteinhp (Sam Stein, HuffPost Political Editor)


Sam Stein
OK. I LINKED TO A THAI RESTAURANT INSTEAD OF MY ARTICLE. SHOOT ME!

@jonward11 (Jon Ward, HuffPost Senior Political Reporter)


Jon Ward
"I just wanted to say loins. I wanted to see if I could get loins in the story."

@aterkel (Amanda Terkel, HuffPost Senior Political Reporter)


Amanda Terkel
81% of me has had enough of polls.

@ryangrim (Ryan Grim, HuffPost Washington Bureau Chief)

@buzzfeedben (Ben Smith, Editor-in-Chief of BuzzFeed)

@fivethirtyeight (Nate Silver, New York Times analyst)


Nate Silver
This election is an epistemological watershed.

@adamboultonSKY (Adam Boulton, Sky News Political Editor)


adamboulton
Who is going to win the US Presidential Election? My take will be posted SkyNewsonline Monday UK time, I'll post a link for what it's worth

@KattyKayBBC (Katty Kay, Anchor for BBC World News America)


Katty Kay
While Romney uses Thatcher's ad themes MT“@j_freedland: Obama's using Tory slogans. "We're all in this together" and praise for "strivers"”

@jaketapper (Jake Tapper, White House Correspondent,ABC News)


Jake Tapper
Here's the bottom line: Like a plot twist in a sitcom, IT TURNS OUT THERE ARE TWO CHURCHILL BUSTS!!!!!

@chucktodd (Chuck Todd, Chief White House Correspondent, NBC News)

@MysteryPollster (Mark Blumenthal, Senior Polling Editor, The Huffington Post)


Mark Blumenthal
Blogging + Daddy duty has led to some crazy things over the years, but what I’m doing right now is especially nuts….

@dceiver (Political Reporter, The Huffington Post)


Jason Linkins
Next time, let's have Ohio host the primary and skip right to the debates.

And of course I will be providing in-depth analysis through the night @nedsimons...

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