Data Showing Rick Santorum Pulling Away from the Pack

Frequent blog readers know that we have been covering the election and other real-time events analyzing hundreds of millions of events a day across our network. We have been tracking the number of searches being done for each candidate and the data clearly shows Rick Santorum pulling away from the pack in the key Super Tuesday states over the last 30 days. It appears that searches are a good indicator of voter behavior as national and local polls show Santorum opening a 6 point lead. It will be interesting to see if the search data we shared earlier in January that showed Mitt Romney building momentum in South Carolina Florida prior to his win there, continues.

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  • DM Hawkins

    Romney did not win South Carolina…

  • Kori Hill

    Ah, yes, thanks for catching that. We meant FL. :)