TWEETING ORANGE POLITICS

A Twitter Guide for Local Politics in Orange County, NC

FROM THE EDITORS OF ORANGEPOLITICS.ORG • VERSION: APRIL 5, 2017

Hashtags: Government Entities

* When live-tweeting a meeting of a local governing body, use the hashtag in all tweets.

#CBOA *

Carrboro Board of Aldermen

#CHCCS *

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (including Board of Education)

#CHTC *

Chapel Hill Town Council

#HSBOTB *

Hillsborough Board of Commissioners (aka Hillsborough Town Board)

#NCGA

North Carolina General Assembly

#OCAOG *

Orange County Assembly of Governments

#OCBOCC *

Orange County Board of Commissioners

#OCelect *

Orange County Board of Elections

#OCdeeds

Orange County Register of Deeds

#OCedu *

Orange County Schools (including Board of Education)

#OCSheriff

Orange County Sheriff

Hashtags: Issues

#Amendment1

Amendment One

#CH2020

Chapel Hill 2020 Comprehensive Plan

#DOLRT

Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project

#econdev

economic development

#HB2

House Bill 2 (Session Law 2016-3)

#ICV2012

Inter-City Visit 2012 Bloomington, Indiana

#ICV2014

Inter-City Visit 2014 Athens, Georgia

#ICV2016

Inter-City Visit 2016 Boulder, Colorado

#MoralMonday

Moral Monday movement

#NCHouse50

North Carolina House District 50

#NCHouse54

North Carolina House District 54

#NCHouse56

North Carolina House District 56

#ncpol

North Carolina politics

#NCSen23

North Carolina Senate District 23

#ocpol

Orange County politics

#UNC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Abbreviations

Ald

Alderwoman, Alderman, Alderperson (eg, “Ald McDuffee”)

Comr

Commissioner (eg, “Comr Carey”)

CM

Councilmember (eg, “CM Easthom”)

Mgr

Manager (eg, “Mgr Stewart”)

Rep

Representative (eg, “Rep Barnes”)

Sen

Senator (eg, “Sen Kinnaird”)

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