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Farmers Used Facebook To Harvest Votes For Cochran

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U.S. Sen Thad Cochran (R-MS) on June 24, 2014 in Madison, Mississippi. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) | Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

Add this to the shock and awe that surrounds the come-from-behind victory of Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss, in his primary runoff: the fact that farmers can still matter in an election and that farmers and their families communicate through Facebook and other social media much more than political analysts realized.

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