We know it’s a month before the 2013 legislative session officially kicks off, but we wanted to introduce you to some lawmakers via Twitter.
We’ve compiled a list of 68 current, former and newly elected lawmakers who are on Twitter. They don’t all tweet regularly, but here’s a list of handles and Twitter bios from some of the lawmakers who use it often:
- Branden Durst @brandendurst twitter for state Senator Branden Durst an aspiring servant leader. Following Idaho, national, and world politics, pro and collegiate sports, and other stuff.
- Luke Malek @LukeMalek Representative-elect for Idaho’s legislature, 4th district.
- Mat Erpelding @erpforidaho Candidate – Idaho House of Representatives District 19 Seat A. I am committed to equal rights, fully funding public education, and enhancing small businesses.
- Holli Woodings @holliwoodings Education activist, clean energy geek, arts fanatic, @ryanwoodings‘ muse,
#MaryWoodings‘ mama, Idaho State Representative for District 19
- Cherie Buckner-Webb @BucknerWebb I am a fifth generation Idahoan, proud of my Idaho roots and a family tradition of community service and involvement.
- Sheryl Nuxoll @SherylNuxollID Mother, teacher, State Senator, District 8.
- Steve Vick @SteveVickUSA Steve Vick (R), Dalton Gardens, Idaho – District 3 Legislative Term: 1 Montana House of Representatives, 1994-2001 Idaho State Senate, 2010-Present.
- Marv Hagedorn @marvhagedorn Retired Navy Mustang, Applied Materials Engineer/Sr Manager and CEO of my own company. Currently an Idaho State Representative for Dist. 20 in Meridian, Idaho.
- Senator Elliot Werk @SenWerk I am the State Senator from Boise’s District 17. I’m a Democrat representing the little guy in the Idaho legislature.
- Senator Dean Cameron @SenatorCameron I am a state senator and co-chair of the budget committee from district 26, which is Jerome and Minidoka Counties.
Our list also includes Idaho’s governor, U.S. Senators and Congressmen, and some cabinet level officials.
- Idaho Governor @ButchOtter The Governor of the State of Idaho
- Raúl R. Labrador @Raul_Labrador Member of United States Congress representing Idaho’s First Congressional District.
- Senator Mike Crapo @MikeCrapo United States Senator for the great state of Idaho.
- Cong. Mike Simpson @CongMikeSimpson U.S. Congressman from Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District
- Tom Luna @TomLuna Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna’s official twitter account, managed by Supt. Luna and his staff.
We’re confident our list doesn’t include all tweeting Idaho policymakers. So if you think someone should be added to the list (and maybe that means you), send us their handle!