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Charlie Miranda, Kelly Benjamin and social networking



TAMPA -- The race in Tampa City Council District 6 offers an interesting study in contrasts when it comes to the use of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook by incumbent Charlie Miranda and challenger Kelly Benjamin. In short, Benjamin uses them, Miranda doesn't. The question is, what difference will they make? In the city's 2007 election, only 182 of the 27,026 people who voted in Tampa were between 18 and 29. For the whole story by St. Petersburg Times staff writer Justin George visit


[Last modified: Monday, January 24, 2011 12:10pm]


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