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Noon: 22% Declare Picks Online

Roughly 22 percent of registered voters have taken to Facebook, Twitter and other social networking websites to tell their friends and followers how they cast their ballots, a study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project reported on Tuesday. Voters under 50 years of age were more vocal about announcing their voting selections on Facebook and Twitter than seniors, Pew found. Around 29 percent of voters who are 50 years old and under announced how they voted on social media, compared with 17 percent of voters over 50/Jennifer Martinez, The Hill. More here.

Question: Have you declared a voting choice(s) on the social media?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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