• You know who’s leading the US presidential polls, but do you know who's leading the race in the Twittersphere?

    In the 2016 Election Race - Twitter campaigns are being utilized as an online soap box for candidates from both parties

    According to Brian Solis (@BrianSolis) of BrainSolis.Kred, “Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.”

    Take a look at which of the presidential candidates has more followers in Twitter as of April 2016:


    Kred Scores indicate how influential a presidential candidate is, as shown in the graph below:


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    As it stands today, below is the current Kred Breakdown of Republican and Democratic contenders in the 2016 presidential race:



    Hometown: Queens, NY

    Qualifications: TV personality, real-estate and casino developer

    Account Admin: Appears to be run by The Donald himself, with some graphics created by campaign HQ

    Kred Score Breakdown: His Kred Score is extremely high in both Influence and Outreach because he tweets very frequently, and also uses quoted RTs from his supporters, which gives them mention points.



    Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

    Qualifications: Ohio governor who served for almost 20 years in Congress.

    Account Admin: His account is run by Kasich For America staff. Tweets from John Kasich are signed with -John

    Kred Score Breakdown: John’s account tweets 3-4 times every 3 hours on average, Also RTs @TeamJohnKasich often, which would boost his score for RTs



    Hometown: Houston, TX

    Qualifications: former Texas solicitor general who won Senatorial election in 2012.

    Account Admin: His account uses first person statments; unclear if they come from Ted himself or staffers; likely both.

    Kred Score Breakdown: Ted’s account has more RTs than original posts, he tweets every 3 hours on average, Also RTs @TeamJohnKasich often, which would boost his score for RTs



    Hometown: Chicago, IL

    Qualifications: served as the secretary of state in 2009-2013

    Account Admin: Most tweets from staffers in 3rd person; Tweets from Hillary signed –H

    Kred Score Breakdown: Most tweets are media (include images, video, or a twitter card) which has been proven to significantly increase engagement. She tweets in bulk with live updates from events. 



    Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

    Qualifications: the longest serving independent in congressional history.

    Account Admin: Tweets ending in -B are from Bernie, and all others are from a staffer.

    Kred Score Breakdown: Bernie tweets on average once every 2 hours. Most tweets are in first person, text only. He has 1 other account: @BernieSanders, for campaign tweets.

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