Skip to comments.New Poll: Lindsey Graham May Be Finished
Posted on 02/07/2014 5:24:02 AM PST by cotton1706
SOUTH CAROLINA, February 6, 2014 U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R) will not be sitting happy by time the results of the most recent round of polls reach his desk. According to a poll conducted by Wenzel Strategies, Graham is in big trouble.
The poll included 623 likely Republican primary voters who were questioned via telephone between Febuary 3-4. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 3.9%
The poll asked voters two questions. First, if the election were held today, who would you vote for?
Lindsey Graham: 45.9%
Lee Bright 17.4%
Nancy Mace: 5.1%
Richard Cash: 4.9%
Bill Connor: 4.2%
Not sure: 22.5%
Second, should Lindsey Graham be reelected or is it time for someone new?
Deserves reelection: 38%
Time for someone new: 49%
South Carolinas unique runoff election system means that if Graham cannot garner at least 50% of the vote in the primary then he is forced into a runoff with the second highest candidate. So far, that candidate is State Senator Lee Bright (R).
The results of the poll put Graham below 50% even when considering the possible margin of error.
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Very good. Red state. The seat is ours but we are missing out on an opportunity. I say go for the hottie(Mace).
I’m disappointment in SC. 45.9% is way too high.
Nonsense. He can always run HONESTLY
either as a conventional Democrat
or part of the new DNC-MB/alQAEDA group
which has taken over the USA following
the 911 Atrocities.
out of curiosity, who do the Dimocreps have to run for the seat?
Go with Bright. He is a State Senator with a record of solid conservatism! The rest have not.
Gotta hope they run Alvin Greene again.
To be serious, for the last couple of decades the SC donkeys have had a tough time even coming up with credible candidates on the lower end of the state ticket.
SC needs to dump this turd.
One of the things (Nancy Mace) is starting to get some heat over, and rightfully so, is her relationship with Will Folks.
This is a very good thing. But her response to it is to basically brush it off as Will Folks being a client and just one of many. Thats nonsense. They were business partners. She was co-owner of the website he used and continues to use as the platform for his stories about Governor Nikki Haley. And she served as his spokesman in response to all press inquires when he started smearing Nikki Haley with allegations of an affair. She was his mouthpiece, she spread those stories with her own name.
45.9% at this point for a long time incumbent with tons of media appearance is disastrous for him. Don’t fret he’s in deep deep doodoo .
Graham “MAY” be finished? The turd was finished long ago and just hasn’t bothered to pack up and leave.
Bright: endorsed by National Republican Liberty Caucus - same group that got behind Cruz an Lee early on.
Endorsed by Gun Rights Across America Group .more gun groups to come.
Has swept every candidate forum among the four not even close.
I wouldn’t be getting too excited aboutthis poll. If he has 45% and you have 22% Not Sure, all he has to do is pick off 5.1% of that 22% Not hard for an incumbent in an off year primary.
As I’m from the Mid-west, far from the Carolinas; yes, I am asking a serious question.
South Carolina has two US Senatorial elections this year. The seat held by
Lindsey Graham and the replacement for the temporary appointed Tim Scott
who replaced Jim DeMint. So SC should be fully engaged.
March 30, 2014 - Filing deadline
June 10, 2014 - Primary election
I’d just put together an ad showing John McMee and TinkerBell running off to Dinner with the Enemy at the White Hut while Mike Lee, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul were filibustering last fall...
End with a Question, “When you Needed your Senator to fight for you where was he?” Show a couple of video clips of Grahmasty praising the (p)Resident on Immigration. Then splash a photo of him, McCain, Schumer and Pelosi laughing together in the Well of Congress.
Ah, but consider the "deserves re-election" number of just 38%.
This suggests that Graham's support will continue to shrink as credible alternatives become better known.
Momentum is now running with Bright and the more Graham is viewed as wounded, the more likely he is to fall -- because there is obviously no large reservoir of good will toward him among the electorate.
It will take a run-off, but I believe Lindsay is going down.