Google searches, Twitter mentions of John Kasich spike after GOP debate


By: Krystal Vivian

Donald Trump is still dominating the political conversation online, but his opponent John Kasich is getting some more traction.

From 3 p.m. Thursday to 3 p.m. Friday, Google searches for Kasich rose 234 percent and his Twitter mentions rose 655 percent. The spike is likely from Thursday night’s GOP presidenital debate.

Check out the graphic below for more information about how the presidential candidates are faring on Google and Twitter. Keep in mind that the graphic is constantly updating and that the results are for 24 hours from the moment you are looking at the graphs.