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In honor of Ben Tribbett (NLS) hitting 3,000 followers on Twitter (on his birthday, no less), here’s a list – definitely NOT comprehensive – of Virignia political (electeds, candidates, political bloggers and journalists, etc.) Twitter accounts and their # of followers. Please suggest others in the comments section; thanks!

21,655 GOPWhip (Eric Cantor)

15,731 MarkWarner (Mark Warner)

12,033 LarrySabato (Larry Sabato)

10,777 BobMcDonnell (Bob McDonnell)

4,961 timkaine (Tim Kaine)

4,334 RobWittman (Rep. Rob Wittman)

4,178 projectvirginia (ProjectVirginia)

3,982 tomperriello (Rep. Tom Perriello)

3,671 dmataconis (Doug Mataconis)

3,474 CreighDeeds (Creigh Deeds)

3,053 NotLarrySabato (Ben Tribbett)


3,018 BradleySRees (Bradley S. Rees)

2,847 Terry_McAuliffe (Terry McAuliffe)

2,770 Ryanobles (Ryan Nobles)

2,431 MilesGrant (Miles Grant)

2,128 LGBillBolling (Bill Bolling)

2,029 KenCuccinelli (Ken Cuccinelli)


1,867 Jim_Moran (Rep. Jim Moran)

1,835 vahousegop (VA House Republicans)

1,591 VAHouseDems (VA House Democrats)

1,457 teacherken (Ken Bernstein)

1,411 vademocrats (DPVA)

1,395 MoElleithee (Mo Elleithee)


1,336 vapoliticsblog (Wash. Post VA Politics)

1,138 VPaige (Vivian Paige)

1,135 steveshannon (Steve Shannon)


1,105 tertiumquids (Norm Leahy)

1,105 lowkell (Lowell Feld)

1,054 VA_GOP (RPV)

1,039 KrystalBall1 (Krystal Ball)

1,022 RVAPatriots (Richmond area Tea Party)

960 Rick_Sincere (Rick Sincere)

951 MikeSigner (Mike Signer)

872 RTDSchapiro (Jeff Schapiro)

827 JeffFrederick (Jeff Frederick)

785 jodywagner (Jody Wagner)

755 moran4governor (Brian Moran)

752 VAYD (VA Young Democrats)

732 MarkKeam (Del. Mark Keam)


721 VAGOPCaucus (VA GOP Caucus)

710 Joe_Abbey (Joe Abbey)

634 RepRandyForbes (Rep. Randy Forbes)

622 Svkenney (Shaun Kenney)


613 RTDPolitics (Richmond Times-Dispatch politics)

561 dlenglin (Del. David Englin)

557 BarbaraComstock (Del. Barbara Comstock)

521 RedNoVA8 (Red NoVA)


500 arlingtondems (Arlington Democrats)

497 AdamEbbin (Del. Adam Ebbin)

475 ChapPetersen (Chap Petersen)

445 jonbowerbank (Jon Bowerbank)

401 bluevirginia (Blue Virginia)


395 AdamRhew (Adam Rhew – NBC 29)

377 JrHoeft (J.R. Hoeft)

374 RobertGMarshall (Bob Marshall)


365 VBDems (Eileen Levandoski)

363 Virginia_AFLCIO (Virginia AFL-CIO)

328 MorganGriffith (Morgan Griffith)

348 RickWaugh (Rick Waugh)

279 PilotOnPolitics (Virginian-Pilot)

270 jamieradtke (Jamie Radtke)

224 DeltaXi65 (Brian W. Schoeneman)

198 BrianCoy (DPVA Comm. Director Brian Coy)

180 AlbertPollard (Del. Albert Pollard)

124 WardArmstrong (Ward Armstrong)

No Twitter accounts: Jim Webb

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  • DanielK

    I’ve been front paged here enough to count 🙂  LOL

  • Twitter’s a great way to share information & communicate with people you might never otherwise find. But even if you generously assume 100% of his followers are locals, even the most-followed Virginia politico is only followed by 0.002% of Virginians.

  • notlarrysabato

    @GOPWhip

  • Mark Brooks

    I know my blog is mostly silent, but health reasons have kept me from it for a good half of this year.

    Merry Christmas everyone.

    @Markbrooksva