If Facebook likes were votes, Bernie SandersBernie SandersNRA head: Sanders 'a political predator' What would Bernie say to Wall Street for 0K? Sanders warns of possible nuclear war with North Korea MORE would be on track to beat Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump: NRA has 'a true friend and champion in the White House' Vicente Fox to Trump: ‘Being president ain’t easy’ When political opportunity knocked, Jason Chaffetz never failed to cash in 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.
Donald TrumpDonald TrumpWHCA dinner could be Trump's chance to one-up the media. He should take it. Trump promises border wall still coming at NRA summit Perez: Trump and Republican in Georgia runoff are '2 peas in a pod' MORE tops likes for Republicans, and gets 23 percent of all likes in the country.
That’s well ahead of Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzTrump: NRA has 'a true friend and champion in the White House' Trump’s hands are tied on 9th Circuit Schumer: Trump's handling of North Korea 'all wrong' 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.