Québec election tweets: amplification and engagement (election day coverage part 4)
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Québec election tweets: amplification and engagement (election day coverage part 4)

Participation and engagement rates observed as part of Québec election-day chatter are consistent with other research and analysis I’ve conducted over the last two years.

Elements of the Québec election chatter on Twitter (election day coverage part 3)
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Elements of the Québec election chatter on Twitter (election day coverage part 3)

For those of you following the election, here are two charts you may find interesting.

The most popular tweet of the Québec election (election day coverage part 2)
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The most popular tweet of the Québec election (election day coverage part 2)

The most popular election-related tweet to date was retweeted 872 times and favourited 149 times.

Québec election chatter: analysis of QC election tweets (election day coverage part 1)
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Québec election chatter: analysis of QC election tweets (election day coverage part 1)

Voters in la belle province go to the polls today. The outcome is anyone’s guess. I’ve been keeping tabs on Québec election and political tweets in spite my decidedly weak French. I’ll treat that as a disclaimer: while my data gathering is complete, my data-coding may not have been as comprehensive as with my usual […]

First look at Quebec election chatter online
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First look at Quebec election chatter online

We’re into the second week of campaigning in Québec’s provincial election. I haven’t had a chance to dig deeply into the substance of the digital chatter, though didn’t want to delay the publication of some digital analysis. First of all, it should come as no surprise that election chatter is well anchored on Twitter. The […]

#manifencours and today’s anticipated Quebec election call
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#manifencours and today’s anticipated Quebec election call

It’s widely expected Jean Charest will dissolve the Quebec government today, leading to a September 4 general election in La Belle Province. One of the issues driving the election is student resistance to proposed tuition increases. Student rallies have made headlines across Canada and even drew international attention, particularly when Arcade Fire wore red patches […]