Illinois a top engaged state at Democratic debate: Facebook data

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) speaks during the debate against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night at the Miami Dade College’s Kendall Campus. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images

WASHINGTON — Some data points on what people were looking at on Facebook during the Univision-Washington Post-Facebook Democratic debate.

Below, from Facebook . . .

Top Social Moment

Bernie Sanders criticizes Republicans on climate change: “When Republicans say climate change is a hoax, they mean they don’t have the guts to stand up to the fossil fuel industry.”

Top issues discussed during the debate on Facebook

1. Racism and discrimination

2. Deportation

3. Benghazi

4. Wall Street

5. Jobs

Percentage of conversation around each candidate on Facebook during debate

Bernie Sanders: 52 percent

Hillary Clinton: 48 percent

Most engaged states

1. Vermont

2. Michigan

3. Oregon<

4. Washington

5. Illinois

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