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Twitter users around the world weigh in on #Elxn42

The first results of the 2015 federal election are trickling in and Twitter is alive with talk of #Elxn42.

As of 8:15 p.m. ET, over 340,000 tweets including the hashtag #elxn42 had been sent, according to Twitter Canada — but it’s not just Canadians using the hashtag. Users from around the world have joined the conversation online, encouraging Canadians to vote and weighing in on political issues.

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While the majority of tweets including the #elxn42 hashtag were sent from Canada, users from regions including the U.K., Australia, France, and India were also tweeting.

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Visualization is based on Twitter data and should not be considered scientifically accurate. Data has been made available via a partnership with Twitter Canada.

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