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Liberals take over Twitter as majority government called

Global News has declared a Liberal majority government, as the Liberals swept nearly all of Atlantic Canada by the time polls closed in Ontario, Quebec, the Prairies and Alberta.

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According to Twitter Canada, over 827 tweets per minute were sent as Global News and other media outlets called a Liberal government, shortly after the polls closed at 9:30 p.m. ET. “Liberal” was also trending on Twitter as of 10 p.m. ET.

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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.

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has yet to tweet from his official Twitter account.

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