Illinois Candidates Hope To Find Voters With Twitter, Facebook, YouTube

State political candidates have collected donations via Web sites for years, but now one site isn't enough. Social networking means staking claims on Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube.

Democrat Dan Hynes, a candidate for governor, tweets about football and campaign stops. He has a Facebook page and a YouTube video.

And GOP treasurer candidate Dan Rutherford posts casserole recipes on his Web site

A consultant for Republican governor candidate Jim Ryan says the Web is at the forefront of Ryan's campaign.


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