Newt Gingrich South Carolina Victory Party
January 22, 2012
Former Speaker of the House and Georgia congressman Newt Gingrich won a huge victory January 21, 2012 in the South Carolina primary. Gingrich finished first in the third race of this presidential election season with 40% of the vote, Mitt Romney finished second with 28%. Rick Santorum finished with 17% and Ron Paul got 13%. Roughly 442,000 votes were cast.
Gingrich celebrated with his supporters in the packed Palmetto State Ballroom at the Columbia, South Carolina Hilton.
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The view from the podium before Newt Gingrich came onstage.
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