An analysis of twitter use by female candidates during 2014 local elections
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in this study the usage of Twitter by the elected women candidates for mayor in 2014 local elections have been examined. The purpose of this study is to find out to what extent and for what reasons elected women candidates were using Twitter during the election campaign. in 2014 local elections 36 women have been elected either as Metropolitan Municipality Mayor or Municipality Mayor. it has been observed that 10 of them were using Twitter during the election campaign. Those 10 Twitter accounts have been analysed according to various categories such as mutual interaction with followers the usage of hashtag embedded photos and videos or the issues they mentioned in their tweets.