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Super Tuesday 2012: Republican presidential candidates index

Republican presidential candidates index Does the amount of media attention predict the primary winner? HighBeam Research tracked the media attention each Republican presidential candidate had received during the week leading up to the Super Tuesday primaries and compared it to the primary results. Did the candidate with the most media attention also receive the most votes? Mar'12 * Georgia * * Ohio * 29 25.7 28 19.6 35 38 33 37 Romney Romney Santorum Santorum 19 14.6 14 9.3 Paul 28 Gingrich Gingrich 47.4 14 Paul 6.5 1% Media attention 1% Official results * Tennessee * * Virginia * 31 35 Romney Romney 28 59.5 29 37.3 31 Santorum Santorum 20 24 24 Gingrich Gingrich 15 15 Paul Paul 1% Media attention 40.5 1% Official results * Oklahoma ★ * Massachusetts * Romney 27 42 Romney 28 72.1 28 27 Santorum Santorum 12.1 17 4.6 13 9.6 Paul 33.8 27 27.5 Gingrich Gingrich 18 9.6 Paul 1% Media attention 1% Official results * Idaho * * North Dakota * 31 29 23.7 28 39.7 25 Romney Romney 61.6 23 18.2 23 Santorum Santorum 8.5 Gingrich 19 28.1 Gingrich 2.1 23 18.1 Paul Paul 1% Media attention 1% Official results * Alaska * * Vermont * 29 32.6 30 28 39.8 27 23.7 22 Romney Romney Santorum Santorum 29 21 Gingrich 14.2 8.1 Gingrich 20 24 22 25.4 Paul Paul 1% Media attention 1% Official results 2012 Primaries * * * Mitt Romney was the superstar of the March 6th Super Tuesday primary elections, earning the vote in six out of the ten states and furthering his overall lead for the Republican candidacy. State results MItt Romney: AK, VA, OH, MA, VT, ID, WA, WY, AZ, MI, ME, NH, FL, NV RIck Santorum: ND, OK, TN, IA, CO, MN, MO Newt Gingrich: GA, SC Get more states' results on Backstories at www.highbeam.com/blog Data and research provided by HighBeam RESEARCH

Super Tuesday 2012: Republican presidential candidates index

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HighBeam Research measured the media attention surrounding each GOP contender in the ten states of Super Tuesday to determine which candidate had been receiving the most buzz leading up to the primari...

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