Ocasio-Cortez has most engaged Twitter of all politicians other than Trump: analysis

Ocasio-Cortez has most engaged Twitter of all politicians other than Trump: analysis
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez rips Trump in first House floor speech: 'It is not normal to shut down the government when we don’t get what we want' On The Money: Shutdown Day 26 | Pelosi calls on Trump to delay State of the Union | Cites 'security concerns' | DHS chief says they can handle security | Waters lays out agenda | Senate rejects effort to block Trump on Russia sanctions Supporters leave notes on plaque outside Ocasio-Cortez's office MORE (D-N.Y.) generated more interactions with her tweets over the past month than any other politician except President TrumpDonald John TrumpPentagon update to missile defense doctrine will explore space-base technologies, lasers to counter threats Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between the Trump campaign and Russia Former congressmen, RNC members appointed to Trump administration roles MORE, according to an Axios study published Saturday.

The Axios analysis examined politicians’ and news outlets’ tweets from Dec. 11, 2018, to Jan. 11, and found that Ocasio-Cortez had 11.8 million retweets and likes. She trailed only Trump, who had nearly 40 million interactions on his tweets. 

Ocasio-Cortez had more than 7 million more interactions than the next highest-ranking politician, which was Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump’s attorney general pick passes first test Sanders to meet with staffers as he does damage control Brown launches tour in four early nominating states amid 2020 consideration MORE (D-Calif.), according to the study.

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The Axios study noted that each politician tweets at a different daily rate. Trump shares roughly nine tweets per day, compared to Ocasio-Cortez, who sends about six tweets a day, and Harris, who tweets nearly 10 times each day.

Ocasio-Cortez has made waves nationally since she scored a shocking primary victory last year to unseat longtime Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.). The self-identified democratic socialist went on to become the youngest woman ever elected to the House.

She has regularly garnered national attention and gone viral on social media for her progressive policy positions and her use of Twitter to respond to critics and share her views.