The Tweet-o-Meter contest, conducted by Expreso Newspaper, is now on its third day of development, and after the presidential candidate of the Creando Oportunidades movement (CREO), Guillermo Lasso, won first place for two consecutive days, the presidential candidate of the Partido Renovador Institucional Accion Nacional (PRIAN), Alvaro Noboa, has achieved a landslide victory yesterday, in just 35 minutes.
The contest shows the eight candidates riding a bluebird in a kind of racetrack, in which every one of them move according to the votes they get until they reach the finish line.
The rules are simple. Supporters must send tweets to Expreso Newspaper account (@expresoec) and use the hashtag #yovotopor”candidate’s last name”, for example: @expresoec #yovotoporNoboa. With 200 votes, the presidential candidate will arrive in cold, with 400 votes to warm and with 600 votes to HOT, ie, he will become the favorite of the day.
Competition is daily and starts at 15:00. The contest will end on February 14, three days before the elections. The winner is the candidate who wins more days of reaching first to the finish line.