The GOP convention this week has really given Romney a boost in our Twitter Election Meter (which measures sentiment, tricky as that can be). So that’s interesting. But what may be more interesting is that it didn’t have as great of an effect in the 12 swing states we’re tracking.

Check it out for yourself: USA TODAY/Twitter Election Meter

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  1. rombamarama reblogged this from splendididid and added:
    Wait, hold up. Twitter as a public sphere.
  2. wishinoo reblogged this from 2012swingstates
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  4. lauraelizdavis reblogged this from usatoday and added:
    Pretty interesting re: swing state bump. I’m eager to see DNC sentiment.
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