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Conservatives the most mentioned party on Twitter during polling day

After 2.2 million tweets sent on the day of the UK election, the Conservative Party has come out as the most discussed political party.

According to Twitter, the Conservatives received 39 per cent of mentions followed by Labour on 36 per cent, the Scottish National Party on 9 per cent, Liberal Democrats on 8 per cent, UKIP on 7 per cent and Green with 1 per cent.

Twitter was displaying the tweets around the General Election through its heat map with 160,000 tweets sent using #IVoted.