Twitter Canada Launches New Emoji for #OntarioVotes

Twitter Canada has rolled out a new emoji in time for the Ontario provincial election, which will take place on June 7.  All users need to do to unlock the new emoji is tweet out #OntarioVotes, #onelxn or #onpoli.

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As for three dates which saw the highest volume of #onpoli conversation on Twitter? Check them out below, according to Twitter Canada:

  1. Saturday 3/10: Doug Ford wins Ontario PC Party leadership vote to become the new party leader
  2. Wednesday 2/28: The final televised Ontario PC Party leadership debate
  3. Sunday 2/25: Patrick Brown exits the Ontario PC Party leadership race

According to Twitter Canada data shared with iPhone in Canada, in 2018, “Doug Ford has had 1.4x more mentions than Kathleen Wynne on Twitter and 8.6x more mentions than Andrea Horwath.”

Twitter also recently aired the first televised leaders debate, which took place on Monday and was available through partners Rogers and @CityNews.