Capriles' possible vice-president was the trending topic on Twitter
Out of 77,134 conversations related to both candidates, President Chávez was mentioned in 15,000, most of which -12,150- were positive. In particular, such mentions referred to a report prepared by "Consulta Mitofsky" indicating that the Venezuelan Head of State was among the four Latin America presidents enjoying the highest people's support
A total of 77,134 conversations on Venezuelan presidential candidates Hugo Chávez and Henrique Capriles have been registered over the last 24 hours. Some 62,134 (80.5%) of those conversations focused on Capriles, while 15,000 mentioned President Chávez.
Overall 55,299 (89%) out of 62,134 conversations on @hcapriles were positive versus 12,150 out of 15,000 in the case of @chavezcandanga.
None of the topics discussed were common to both candidates, which precludes measure of the comparative reputation index.
The most significant twit mentioning @chavezcandanga was a report prepared by international consultancy firm Consulta Mitofsky indicating that the Venezuelan head of state was among the four Latin American presidents enjoying the highest level of people's support. The information was commented at least 1,037 times.
With respect to @hcapriles, conversations mainly focused on the recent announcement made by the opposition leader about the imminent disclosure of the name of his executive vice-president if he wins the October 7 presidential election.
Some 6,000 (almost 10%) of the mentions of @hcapriles focused on this topic and the end of the presidential campaign.
Graphs of the trending topics in each candidate's Twitter account
Topic by Topic
Online Reputation Index (ORI) of each candidate regarding the key topics of the presidential campaign. ORI measures the impact and the effects on the online public opinion
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