Social media, election season – what you need to know

Election season is here, and while we may all have opinions on who may be best suited to sit in the oval office, there are certain things that you need to be aware of to keep yourself out of trouble. The Hatch Act is a piece of legislation that limits certain political activities of employees of the executive branch, and as members of the Coast Guard workforce, it applies to all of us. With regards to social media specifically, there are some things that Coast Guard members and employees should be aware of.