The changing landscape of our high-tech global society has revolutionized the way we interact with our elected officials. When citizens have access to the internet and become engaged with our elected officials, then the whole dynamic changes. This massive influx of communication from constituents via social media has become an invaluable source of information. In the case of Senator Booker’s office, they “evaluate all social media posts and, depending on the issue, will use that information as a launching pad to reach out to constituents directly” and “explain how national policy will affect the everyday life of a New Jersey resident,” by attaching it to the larger social issue. You can read more on CEA’s blog.
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