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Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

I Think Jim DeMint Will Be Okay



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Rasmussen suggests that Jim DeMint, Republican senator of South Carolina, might be able to hold on to his seat:

 

Republican Senator Jim DeMint earns his highest level of support yet in his bid for reelection in South Carolina.  

A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely South Carolina Voters finds DeMint, who is seeking a second six-year term, earning 64% of the vote, while Democrat Alvin Greene earns 21% support.  Ten percent (10%) prefer another candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided.

Man, poll results like this are enough to make a man howl at the moon.

Elsewhere in South Carolina, Nikki Haley’s ascension continues:

 

Republican Nikki Haley continues to hold a comfortable lead over Democrat Vincent Sheheen in South Carolina’s gubernatorial race.

The latest Ramussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in South Carolina shows Haley with 50% support to Sheheen’s 33%. Four percent (4%) like some other candidate in the race, and 13% remain undecided.


Tags: Alvin Greene , Jim DeMint


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