The city of Minneapolis has the third most followed local government Twitter account.

Code for America, through some interesting scripts and Google searches, has identified the top ten most followed local government Twitter accounts. If your local government is using—or plans to use—Twitter to communicate with residents, take a look at these accounts for ideas to make your Twitter use more successful:

  1. @311NYC
  2. @SeattlePD
  3. @CityMinneapolis
  4. @MiamiBeachNews
  5. @PhiladelphiaGov
  6. @cityofokc
  7. @MinneapolisSnow
  8. @bouldercolorado
  9. @RichmondPolice
  10. @OkCountySheriff

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