I’m pretty sure John Edwards was the first politican to start a Twitter account.  But as far as I know the UK’s Alan Johnson is the first to actually integrate a Twitter account into a campaign website.  A nice job by Johnson’s communications director Stuart Bruce.

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Todd Zeigler
Todd Zeigler serves as the Brick Factory’s chief strategist and oversees the operations of the firm. In his sixteen year career in digital, he has planned and implemented campaigns for clients including the Pickens Plan, International Youth Foundation, Panthera, Edison Electric Institute, and the American Chemistry Council. Todd develops ambitious online advocacy programs, manages crises, implements online marketing strategies, and develops custom applications and software. He is bad at golf though.