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The Florida special election is tonight. Here are 8 people you need to follow on Twitter.

The most-watched special election of 2014 concludes tonight in Florida's 13th district.


(ILLUSTRATION) An illustration dated 12 April 2013 shows the display of a smartphone with the app logos of various social media plattforms in Schwerin, Germany. Facebook has been losing users for a while, but services such as Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter and Vine are becoming more popular. Photo by: Jens Büttner/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

Want to follow all of the action as it happens? We asked Fix readers for the best people to follow on Twitter to stay up-to-date on the race throughout the night. You can follow their suggestions all with one click here or just watch the tweets come in below.


Chris Cillizza writes “The Fix,” a politics blog for the Washington Post. He also covers the White House.

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