If the number of Facebook fans a candidate has can be seen as a leading indicator to the outcome of a race, the Republicans are in for a big win tonight.
Republican candidates are beating Democratic candidates by a better than two-to-one margin in the number of Facebook fans as of Election Day.
Before the polls opened on Tuesday, Democrats in all the House, Senate and gubernatorial races had a total of 1,444,992 fans compared with the Republican’s 3,459,799 Facebook fans. There were 51,130 fans for independent candidates running this year. These numbers are according to AllFacebook.com, a Web site that tracks 18 million Facebook pages.