Candidates – Maryland’s 4th Congressional District – October Technology Outreach Scorecard


25 days until MD04 residents choose their new member of US Congress. Which candidates are doing the best with online outreach? Here are the numbers…

The candidates: To see the full list of candidates click here

(D) Anthony Brown:

(R) George McDermott:

(G) Kamesha Clark:

The Scorecard: (Click the “Yes” or follower numbers below to view the social media page)


Facebook Followers

Twitter Followers

Anthony Brown

17,949 (+2)

3,927 (+14)

George McDermott

n/a (bad link)

104 (-4)

Kamesha Clark


544 (+36)


  • Brown – last tweet was on August 31st. That is not good. He has been much more active on Facebook but that is not attracting new followers to the account.
  • McDemott – Almost no online outreach efforts from this candidate. I still in shock that he won the GOP nomination. The website issues reported last month have not been corrected.
  • Clark – Has an actual Facebook page now with 64 followers. She added the most new Twitter followers and is the only candidate active on that platform.

(NOTE – no engagement evaluation of this race. There just is not enough outreach to warrant this type of evaluation. I am also not picking an online outreach leader this month.)

Of course the reality of followers, likes, and subscribers does not mean a lot when it comes down to voting in the end, but it can show trends in a campaign cycle and makes a great resource for following all of the candidates.

Scott E


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