Sanders beats Clinton in Facebook likes by 3-1 margin

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If Facebook likes were votes, Bernie SandersBernie SandersLatino Republicans split on Trump's outreach Teamsters endorse Clinton Sanders, Merkley back McConnell decision to skip TPP vote MORE would be on track to beat Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton, Trump sharpen attacks Bannon's ex-wife: 'He didn’t want the girls going to school with Jews' Kasich: I don't know what we're hearing from Trump on immigration MORE by a margin of 3 to 1, according to a new interactive map that tracks Facebook likes.

Sanders gets 23 percent of the likes of all candidates, according to the data collected by the social media company, published in association with FiveThirtyEight.

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That compares to just 8 percent for Clinton.

Donald TrumpDonald TrumpClinton, Trump sharpen attacks Bannon's ex-wife: 'He didn’t want the girls going to school with Jews' Trump's son shares photo after rescuing baby deer MORE tops likes for Republicans, and gets 23 percent of all likes in the country.

That’s well ahead of Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzThe Trail 2016: On the fringe FULL SPEECH: Hillary Clinton links Trump to 'alt-right' in Reno Presidential hopefuls still bank on retail politics MORE (R-Texas), who comes in with 8 percent.

The data isn’t necessarily indicative of who the most popular candidates are in the country.

Facebook users are disproportionally younger than the overall population, and tend to be low-income and female.

But the data does give a glimpse into the massive support of young voters both Sanders and Trump have been garnering.

“The data isn’t predictive of the election, but it is a revealing look at the preferences of many people who use Facebook and like the candidates’ pages,” said managing editor David Firestone. 

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