Wednesday

4th May 2016

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Schultz most tweeted commission candidate in April

In the race to become European Commission president, Martin Schulz (S&D) was the most tweeted candidate with over 37,000 mentions in the period 8-22 April , data from TNS opinion show. Guy Verhofstadt (ALDE) was ranked number two while Jean-Claude Juncker (EPP) was not in the top 3 ranking.

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