All five major Republican candidates in Georgias 2010 race for governor have embraced Twitter as a means for sending short, timely messages to supporters. But, judging from their November tweets, some are more successful at staying on-message than others. (BTW: Ex-Gov. Roy Barnes doesn't tweet yet.)
"Thanks to Sahar & the Henry county GOP for standing up for freedom. Their Family Freedom Fest was a huge success."
"Great victory for our GA Dawgs! Athens is a great place to be on game night!"
"Just toured the 4th largest port in U.S. Our Savannah port is a technological marvel and a gateway to the world."
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, on Nov. 14, 15 and 17
"Fantasy football: 8-1 in one league and 6-3 in the other. I love football!!!"
"A sad day for the Bulldawg Nation with news of the passing of UGA VII, UGA VIs Lorans Best."
"Donny won dancing w stars ... So awesome!!! I luv Donny!!"
Secretary of State Karen Handel on Nov. 10, 19 and 24
"One year until 2010 elections. Looking forward to the Atlanta Tea Party at the Capitol tonight. I hope to see you there."
"Congratulations to Jimmie Johnson. Poised to make NASCAR history."
"I highly recommend "Blind Side". Tybee resident Sandra Bullock should get Oscar nomination for true football story filmed in Georgia."
Former state Rep. Eric Johnson, R-Savannah, on Nov. 2, 15 and 22
"Lord, I lift Your name on high... You came from heaven to earth...to show the way"
"Carrie Prejean book "Still Standing" This strong, conservative Christian woman has been attacked by the left for 7 months Check her book out"
"PETA wants UGA to use an animatronic dog, or a person in a costume as a replacement for Uga VII. The Roy Barnes liberals at work again"
Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine on Nov. 1, 10 and 25
"My favorite Veteran was my Grandfather, a B17 pilot in WW2. I wish he was here to thank him again. Make sure to thank a Veteran today."
"Limited resources and unlimited wants cause people to make choices."
"Just ordered from Amazon. No sales tax and free shipping. Increasing sales taxes drives commerce out of state. Let's debate the FairTax Ox."
State Rep. Austin Scott, R-Tifton, on Nov. 1, 12 and 17
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