The Fix South Carolina primary prediction contest: We have a winner!
The South Carolina primary was long on drama with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich roaring back from behind to score a double-digit victory over former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.
Newt Gingrich: 40.4%
Mitt Romney: 27.8%
Rick Santorum: 17%
Ron Paul: 13%
Total turnout: 601,215
The Fix predicter who came closest to the mark was “lmeert” who missed the top four finishers by a remarkably small 3.8 points. Here’s his/her winning prediction:
If you are “lmeert” send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing address and preferred t-shirt size.
If you aren’t “lmeert”, better luck next time. And by next time we mean next Tuesday when Florida holds it’s primary.