Currently tracking parliamentary candidates for the June 8th general election.
Archive of tweets by MPs during the 56th Parliament available here.

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Number of Tweets Today by Party

Most followers

Name Party Followers Change
Jeremy Corbyn Labour 928,985 8,870
Ed Miliband Labour 608,338 752
Nick Clegg Liberal Democrat 317,677 236
Boris Johnson Conservative 312,293 108
Theresa May Conservative 306,889 869
Alex Salmond Scottish National Party 267,575 110
George Galloway Independent 263,159 59
Tim Farron Liberal Democrat 233,065 1,477
Tom Watson Labour 229,064 139
Caroline Lucas Green Party 222,144 249

Change refers to the number of new followers in the last 24 hours

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New Followers Today

Name Party Followers Change
Jeremy Corbyn Labour 928,985 8,870
Tim Farron Liberal Democrat 233,065 1,477
Theresa May Conservative 306,889 869
Ed Miliband Labour 608,338 752
John McDonnell Labour 105,180 619
Sarah Wollaston Conservative 34,873 -23
Tobias Ellwood Conservative 33,588 -15
Anna Soubry Conservative 38,229 -12
Zac Goldsmith Conservative 64,379 -9
Matthew Hancock Conservative 29,996 -8

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Top Tweets Today

Labour | @jeremycorbyn | Islington North

928,985 | 8,870

Labour | @Ed_Miliband | Doncaster North

608,338 | 752

Liberal Democrat | @nick_clegg | Sheffield, Hallam

317,677 | 236

Labour | @DavidLammy | Tottenham

86,690 | 52

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Recent Tweets:

Liberal Democrat | @WxmBruce | Clwyd South

394 | 2

Labour | @GillTroughton | Copeland

2,799 | 0

Conservative | @RossThomsonMSP | Aberdeen South

3,403 | 13

Independent | @georgegalloway | Manchester, Gorton

263,159 | 59

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Number of Candidates by Party

Most Used Hashtags

Accounts most mentioned