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A Twitter snapshot of the Labour leadership struggle

Who would win the Labour leadership contest if it were decided by the number of Twitter followers?

Jeremy Corbyn 94,200
Andy Burnham 85,400
Yvette Cooper 72,800
Liz Kendall 35,900

And the nascent Tory leadership battle?

Boris Johnson 1.43m*
George Osborne 135,000
Theresa May 0†

*For @MayorofLondon; his personal handle has another 73,200. †She doesn’t tweet.

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