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¿Cual fue el efecto de la salida de Leopoldo Lopez de la contienda electoral en Venezuela?

Leopoldo Lopez

El 24 de enero de 2012, Leopoldo López, uno de los oponentes más fuertes contra el presidente Chávez, se retiró de las elecciones en Venezuela. Se comprometió a apoyar al candidato Henrique Capriles Radonski. ¿Cuál fue el efecto de este movimiento en la base de apoyo de López a Radonski? Para responder a esta pregunta, analizamos el flujo de las comunicaciones a través de Twitter, … [Read more...]

Leopoldo Lopez – What is the effect of him dropping out of the Venezuelan elections? Social Media Intel

Leopoldo Lopez

What is the effect of Leopoldo Lopez dropping out of the Venezuelan elections? On January 24th, 2012, Leopoldo Lopez, one of the strongest opponents against President Chavez, dropped out of the Venezuelan elections. He pledged to support candidate Henrique Capriles Radonski. What was the effect of this move on the other candidates’ support base? To answer this question, we analyzed the flow of communications … [Read more...]

Leopoldo Lopez – Short bio and social media profile – Venezuelan elections 2012

Leopoldo Lopez

Leopoldo López Mendoza is 40 years old and comes from a wealthy family from Caracas. An economist by profession, he founded the Primero Justicia party and was mayor of the Caracas municipality of Chacao from 2000 until 2008, after being elected to the office for two consecutive periods: 2000-2004 with 51% of the votes and 2004 - 2008 with 79.5%. He studied economics at Kenyon College and completed a Masters in … [Read more...]