In my first piece for the Ottawa Citizen I analyze Twitter conversations about the Liberal Party of Canada’s leadership race.
‘With registration to vote for the Liberal party’s next leader now closed, the remaining candidates have a new challenge, one the Justin Trudeau camp is already having trouble with…’
Missing from this article is a detailed description of followers by candidate. This is due to space constraints. Here is a quick table depicting followers using the #LPCldr tag during the first debate:
During the final debate Justin Trudeau maintained the largest engaged following with Martha Hall Findlay coming in second. Joyce Murray seems to be closing in with only a handful fewer followers than Hall Findlay. Support for the three other candidates left in the race remained very limited.