Comparing The GOP Presidential Contenders On Their Number Of Twitter Followers


Social media is more important than ever, blah, blah, blah. Measure of strength, blah, blah, blah. May disagree over how important this is, blah, blah, blah! Your mileage may vary, blah, blah, blah! Oh, and Ron Paul!

Now, without further ado, a ranking of GOP presidential contenders (and some select “maybe they’ll runs”) based on their Twitter Followers. (PS: If the candidate has more than one account, I used the bigger account.)

Newt Gingrich: 1,325,512
Sarah Palin: 577,653
Ron Paul: 56,859
Michele Bachamann: 55,662
Mitt Romney: 54,981
Rick Perry 46,368
Herman Cain: 45,822
Chris Christie: 44,215
Tim Pawlenty: 42,423
Thaddeus McCotter: 14,289
John Bolton: 11,495
Rick Santorum: 11,380
Gary Johnson: 7,995
Jon Huntsman: 4,149
George Pataki: (Unknown)
Buddy Roemer: (Unknown)

PS: Just in case you’re following all of these guys, follow me, too: johnhawkinsrwn and rightwingnews.

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