The day Uxbridge trended on Twitter
The seat of Uxbridge and South Ruislip, where Boris Johnson is standing for re-election, has been in the Conservative party’s hands since 1970.
In this general election the Conservatives are only 1% ahead of Labour, and the hashtag #UxbridgeAndSouthRuislip has trended for the whole day on Twitter.
The highest ranking it reached was number 7 at 5pm this afternoon, and 47,000 tweets were shared using that hashtag.
Here are some of the tweets that were retweeted and shared the most:
Uxbridge & South Ruislip, seize the day! Boris Johnson is just 1% ahead of Labour's Ali Milani. #VoteTactically, whatever it takes - YOU could dethrone the worst PM ever! #UKElection #UxbridgeAndSouthRuislip #UKElection #YouthQuake #VoteTheToriesOut
When I see #youthquake and #UxbridgeAndSouthRuislip trending...
Even Boris Johnson can’t bring himself to vote for... himself? Let’s go #UxbridgeAndSouthRuislip
Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson has cast his vote in the 2019 general election at Methodist Central Hall in the Cities of London & Westminster constituency, accompanied by his dog Dilyn Latest #GE2019