IW: (1) Romney - Shocks everyone and wins the state. He wins on electability and economic experience. (2) Santorum - Wins the social conservative vote. He is the Huckabee of 2012. (3) Paul - RP screamed about getting press. He finally got it, but its on the racist newsletter, his stance on Civil Rights Act and his bonehead foreign policy. (4) Perry - Came in 3rd in the social vote (5) Gingrich - He is proof attack ads work (6) Bachmann - This isn't the straw-poll (7) Huntsman - Hope NH is better! Results: Bachmann bows out. NH: (1) Romney - He has been 20 pt (2) Gingrich - Shocks the people with somewhat of a revival (3) Huntsman - All those eggs in NH didn't pay off enough (4) Perry - 2nd bad showing was enough. (5) Paul - Paul fans are starting to get mad (6) Santorum - The IW high has waried off Results: Huntsman bows out (not like he really ever ran) SC: (1) Gingrich - Gets a revived spirit into his campaign! (2) Romney - Romney and Gingrich fight starts to heat up. (3) Paul - Paul fans get excited for another bronze metal (4) Perry - The Texas Gov packs up and goes to TX (5) Santorum - 2nd straight last place, but he has nothing to lose Result: Perry drops out FL: (1) Romney - It's the economy stupid and like it or not Mitt has the edge on Newt (2) Gingrich - A close 2nd. It has become a two horse race (3) Paul - Another bronze metal, but he is in it to the end like the last time. (4) Santorum - IW was a long ways back Result: Santorum bows out By the end of January there is a close race between Romney and Gingrich with Paul tagging along to win the internet voting by 50 points on every debate.