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From Honolulu Civil Beat, July 27, 2012: “Candidates are engaging people through these media in a way they wouldn’t have before,” said Scott Robertson. “Especially national candidates at the level of the Senate and House, they’re following a national trend. Almost no national candidates are absent from social media anymore.” Robertson has been conducting studies looking at how people — particularly young adults — respond to the use of social media in national politics.

For more on Scott’s research and its relevance to Hawaii’s political races, see Hawaii Candidates Banking on ‘Like’-ability, Alia Wong, Honolulu Civil Beat, Friday, July 27, 2012.