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Canada Votes 2019: What is Twitter talking about on election day?

Diana Pereira, 680News and CityNews

Last Updated Oct 21, 2019 at 12:21 pm EDT

Federal party leaders Green Party leader Elizabeth May, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, People's Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier, Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet and NDP leader Jagmeet Singh pose for a photograph before the Federal leaders debate in Gatineau, Que. on Monday, October 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

After 40 days of party leaders campaigning coast to coast, Canadians cast their ballot today in the federal election and polls say it’s too close to call at this point. Find out the top election topics and which leader is getting the most buzz here:

Wordcloud shows the most popular words in a live and updating cloud around the hashtags: #CityVote2019, #CanadaVotes2019, #CDNpoli and #Elxn43. The larger the word, the more frequently it appears in tweets!

Share of Voice compares the buzz between all six leaders on Twitter including how many posts have been made about each leader:

Buzz per Candidate displays the activity around each of the leader’s of Twitter that allows you to identify different trends over the last hour, three hours and 24 hours:

Social Ranking measures the public conversation around each of the different parties on Twitter:

Top Tweets displays the ranking of the most retweeted tweets with the hashtags: #CityVote2019, #CanadaVotes2019, #CDNpoli and #Elxn43.

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