Romney’s last-minute surge in Illinois

After running the delegate math on the remaining primary states, +The New York Times' +Nate Silver has labeled tomorrow’s Illinois primary a “must win” for +Rick Santorum. With two-thirds of the population living in the traditionally more liberal Chicago metropolitan area, Santorum must perform well in the rural, typically more conservative-leaning areas of Illinois to beat +Mitt Romney (

We looked at in-state search volume for the last week for the remaining candidates. Over the past 24 hours, Romney has taken a slight lead over Santorum, although Santorum led the field throughout the previous week.

Who do you think will win tomorrow's primary in Illinois?
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