Twitter was the new tool that was used by Candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama as they campaigned for office in the 2012 US elections. It was instrumental in sending out messages to supporters, conceding defeat and announcing the win.
The US administration has moved on with this trend when on February 5, 2013 the white house tweeted the below tweet.
President Obama's message to the people of Kenya on their upcoming elections: on.wh.gov/992xRVU Watch: on.wh.gov/aZLBKal
— The White House (@whitehouse) February 5, 2013
And as fate would have it it looks likely that the 4th president of Kenya will be on twitter. If he will continue to use that medium after the win is another thing all together. The two leading contenders for presidency have a presence on twitter going by the handles;
In fact one of the candidates went as far as to tweet this;
I welcome the statement made by The US president @barackobama. I personally & we as #CORD are in complete agreement with it.
— Raila Odinga (@RailaOdinga) February 6, 2013