Twitter followers for Hugo Chavez and others Posted on May 9, 2010 by Eric Brown The Post notes that Hugo Chavez has more Twitter followers (about 250,000) than any other account in Venezuela. Meanwhile, Mitt Romney has about 12,000 followers. Mike Huckabee has about 72,000. Tim Pawlenty has about 16,000. Scott Brown has about 24,000. Newt Gingrich has about 1.3 million.