It’s a battle for the seat on Capitol Hill as a recent Quinnipiac University poll shows Democrat Jaime Harrison gaining momentum in the senate race against Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.
According to the poll, they were both tied at 44%. The survey, conducted between July 30 and August 3, 2020, comprised of 914 self-identified registered voters in South Carolina. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.2 percentage points.
“It should be a concern. It should be a concern from the standpoint of these polls,” said University of South Carolina Political Science Professor Todd Shaw.
In the survey, 9% of the registered voters marked that they were undecided.
“There is some chance of an upset here in South Carolina. That would send shock waves through the GOP establishment,” said Shaw.
Harrison’s campaign released a statement Friday, saying in part: After 25 years in Washington, Lindsey Graham has changed, and South Carolinians see right through his political games. Jaime is giving Lindsey Graham the toughest race of his political career, and it will only get more competitive as November approaches. “Senator Graham does still have, and Republicans still have, an advantage in terms of the number of registered Republicans in the state versus Democrats,” said […]
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