Four weeks before Iowa Caucuses, how the candidates are doing on social media
A little more than three weeks ago, I measured how the GOP presidential candidates were faring on social media. I looked at 17 different measurements of popularity and engagement on Twitter and Facebook (you can see exactly what I measured here).
My results were fairly close to the most recent national polls.
Now, four weeks before Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses, I decided to run the numbers again (I will run them again on caucus day) to see if anything had changed.
Here are the current results
Below are the current results, including Herman Cain for consistency. Paul and Huntsman each moved up a spot. Perry and Santorum each dropped a spot.
Here are the results without Herman Cain. The rankings don’t change.
My numbers are spot-on for Gingrich and Romney at 1 and 2. But I have Paul running behind Bachmann. It is worth noting that Paul is gaining in my polls. So perhaps things will be right by the Jan. 3 caucuses.