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Ed Miliband wins support of teenage girls online

In a surprise for most politics watchers Ed Miliband has become an internet sensation, winning the support of an army of teenage girls describing themselves as the Milifandom.

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Ed Miliband thanks #milifandom founder for support

Ed Miliband has responded to his biggest fan on Twitter thanking her for her support.

The Labour leader has seen a marked increase in young people, especially women, asking for selfies while on the campaign trail. In the last couple of days that popularity has spread to Twitter where #milifandom has been trending.

One account has been credited as starting the campaign and now Mr Miliband has sent her his thanks.

Yesterday Abby had tweeted:

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