Scott Walker led the pack of possible Republican presidential contenders for Facebook interactions measured last Monday through Friday, with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz trailing him at 1 million interactions, and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry coming in third at 599,000.
The Wisconsin Republican delivered a well-received speech at a gathering of conservative politicians and activists in Iowa the Saturday prior to his jump in interactions.
Walker is also ahead in a Des Moines Register poll of likely voters in Iowa, leading the crowded Republican field at 14%.
Kyle Blaine is the deputy politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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