Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders passed five million Facebook likes on Thursday, making him the most followed United States Senator.
In a post on his campaign Facebook page, Senator Sanders marked the milestone by thanking his supporters for joining the “political revolution.”
“Thank you all so much for joining the political revolution – together we will stand against injustice, together we will demand progress, and together we will help and protect those who need it most,” the post said.
“Let’s keep going forward together.”
Sanders’ other Facebook page for his role as a United States Senator now has more than six million likes.