Kicking off #DNC2012

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Five million tweets and 600 miles later, the @gov team has landed in Charlotte, ready for another week of speeches, dancing delegates and convention kitsch at #DNC2012. We’ve launched a new event page,, where you’ll find Tweets about the presidential election straight from the Queen City.

The page will highlight insider views from Obama campaign staffers, featured DNC speakers, Charlotte organizers, delegates and members of the press. Leading up to the opening gavel and tonight’s speeches, it will bring those of you who can’t be here in Charlotte closer to the planning that goes into this quadrennial rite:

This week, we’ll be tracking the biggest moments and trends that unfold on Twitter — keep an eye on this blog and be sure to follow @gov — and providing support and best practices to our users, old and new:

Posted by Adam Sharp (@AdamS)
Head of Government, News and Social Innovation