#FollowFriday: 2012 November Election Edition

Regardless of how you feel about the outcome of Tuesday’s elections, there’s not much more compelling television than watching those returns come in nationwide as the polls close. Political campaigns are exercises in demographics, branding, crisis management, cause marketing, and a million other things. Incredibly interesting to watch evolve over the months. We have a few more thoughts, but wanted to point you towards all the winners of local and statewide races and their presence in social media. Not all of them have a presence (which you’ll find an N/A), but we encourage you to connect with your newly elected officials.

Boone County

Karen MillerSouthern CommissionerD
Janet ThompsonNorthern CommissionerD
Cathy RichardsPublic AdministratorD

State of Missouri

Jay NixonGovernorD
Chris KosterAttorney GeneralD
Peter KinderLieutenant GovernorR
Jason KanderSecretary of StateD
Clint ZweifelTreasurerD
Kurt SchaeferState Senator Dist 9R
Caleb RowdenState Rep Dist 44R
Stephen WebberState Rep Dist 46D
John WrightState Rep Dist 47D


Claire McCaskillU.S. SenatorD
Blaine LuetkemeyerU.S. Rep Dist 3R
Vicky HartzlerU.S. Rep Dist 4R

We have no doubt that there are folks on this list you are…less than fond of. That’s OK. The beauty of America is no one has to agree with anyone on any topic. We leave you with this thought. If we continue to categorize those we disagree with as “evil” or “communist”, “socialist”, “facist” or other extreme terms, we are doomed as a country. We must work together. We do it every day in many different aspects of life. Why not politics?

Image: Eli Christman via Flickr CC 2.0