Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Marco Rubio leads all U.S. Senate candidates across the country in Facebook ‘likes’

in Statewide by

Marco Rubio has the most Facebook “likes” for Republican (GOP) candidates with 84,409 (3,376/CD) while Barbara Boxer leads the way for Democrat (DEM) candidates with 29,451 (556/CD).  GOP candidates account for 7 of the top 10 rankings for total “likes” including the entire top 5, according to research compiled by Targeted Research. John Thune has the most Facebook “likes” per congressional district for GOP candidates with 69,246 (69,246 total) while Patrick Leahy leads the way for DEM candidates with 3,907 (3,907 total).  GOP candidates account for 7 of the top 10 rankings for “likes” per congressional district including the entire top 5.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

Latest from Statewide

Go to Top