The Corner

Explaining Alvin Greene

PPP’s Tom Jensen, via WCSC-TV:

A polling information center has concluded the surprise primary victory for Alvin Greene was not a GOP plot, but a completely random outcome based on an election in which both candidates were unknown.

“I don’t see any evidence of GOP chicanery,” said Tom Jensen, the director of Public Policy Polling .

Rep. Jim Clyburn has called for an investigation into Greene’s win, saying he has seen evidence of tampering in a number of races across the state. Jensen disagrees.

“Ultimately, what we’re concluding is it was pretty much completely random who was going to win given that no voters had heard of either of the candidates,” he said.

Robert Costa — Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a CNBC political analyst. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. ...

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