According to CNN, social media played an important role in helping voters make decisions during the 2014 mid-term
- the Pew Internet project survey found that during the 2014 campaigns, 25% of registered voters used their mobile phones to get political news and 16% used Twitter or Facebook to follow political candidates
- This was a significant increase over usage in earlier elections. You can use the online politics reports on the Pew website to find data on the trends.
see more on LSE Library posting.http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/library/2014/11/05/us-mid-term-elections-and-the-role-of-social-media/