Romney Makes Major Gains This Week on Inside Facebook’s Election Tracker

Mitt Romney saw a surge of new Facebook fans between yesterday and today, according to our Inside Facebook 2012 Election Tracker. We have not heard back from Romney’s campaign whether the growth is the result of an ad buy.

Pundits and polls suggest Romney is favored to win in Iowa on Tuesday. His daily Facebook growth had been lower than Ron Paul’s since December 3rd, but Romney edged Paul on Monday and then shot up today with 6,088 new page Likes.

After slower growth last week, Paul’s daily new fan count picked up again. He is currently No. 2 in most polls.

Rick Santorum’s Facebook page also made big gains since Tuesday. Santorum had been earning fewer than 200 Likes per day since mid-December, but saw 1,012 fans between yesterday and today.

Newt Gingrich, who had a small burst of new fans last Friday, only averaged about 375 Likes per day this week. Gingrich has been facing direct attacks on a number of fronts, including TV spots from Pro-Romney Super PAC Restore Our Future, and has fallen in steeply in recent polls.

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