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S.C. GOP POLL: ‘JEB’ LEADS WHITE HOUSE HOPEFULS; GRAHAM HOLDS LEAD WITH 60 PERCENT
Human Events ^ | March 15, 2014 | Neil W. McCabe

Posted on 03/15/2014 8:27:31 AM PDT by Din Maker

South Carolina Republicans like former Florida governor John E. “Jeb” Bush for president, while continuing to support Sen. Lindsey O. Graham for re-nomination against a host of conservative challengers.

“Jeb Bush shows strength across many of the poll’s crosstabs and was the choice of 22 percent of the respondents compared to his 16 percent in our November poll,” said Doug Kaplan, the president of Gravis Marketing, the Florida-based polling company.

“In the GOP Senate primary survey, Graham polled 60 percent against the field compared to his 54 percent in our November poll,” he said. In the case that no candidate receives more than 50 percent in the June 10 primary, the two top vote getters run in a runoff primary.

Jackie Bodnar, a spokeswoman for Freedom Works said the field of challengers is still taking shape and shaking out. “The filing deadline is not until the end of the month, and I think that’s where you’re going to see a lot of the grassroots start to unify around a single challenger. Unity is going to be key in taking on an entrenched Beltway operator like Lindsey Graham.”

After Graham, respondents chose state Sen. Bright Lee, 10 percent; liberal operative Nancy R. Mace, 7 percent; Richard Cash, 4 percent and lawyer and Afghanistan War veteran Bill Connor, 2 percent.

“These findings really stretch credulity,” Bright said. “There’s not a group of Republicans outside of the Senate dining room where Lindsey Graham is in the 60s.”

(Excerpt) Read more at humanevents.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; bush2016; graham; sc2014; sc2016
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What the hell? Jebbie and Lindsey? What are the folks of South Carolina thinking? This is one time I'm glad the Primary for the Senate race is still a ways off so Graham can make more missteps like his "open mike" thing recently with John Kerry.
1 posted on 03/15/2014 8:27:31 AM PDT by Din Maker
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To: Din Maker

liberal operative Nancy R. Mace, 7 percent
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“liberal” operative??? What the hell is that? Makes no difference, the word “liberal” disqualifies her with me. I guess that’s why I’ve not heard anything about her here on FR.


2 posted on 03/15/2014 8:29:10 AM PDT by Din Maker (Ted Cruz stands up to John Cornyn while Rand Paul wilts in the presence of Mitch McConnell.)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Ping!


3 posted on 03/15/2014 8:30:42 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Din Maker

4 posted on 03/15/2014 8:30:45 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Din Maker

A lot of conservatives don’t answer polls


5 posted on 03/15/2014 8:31:16 AM PDT by rstrahan
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To: Din Maker

If true, the people in South Carolina are freakin nuts. Jeb Bush has a LESS THAN ZERO percent chance of being elected president.

Lindsay Graham?


6 posted on 03/15/2014 8:31:25 AM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Din Maker

Blech!


7 posted on 03/15/2014 8:33:27 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Din Maker

Poll the question “Who do you absoluteley NOT want?” and I think you’d find Jeb and Lindsey would lead those results, as well.


8 posted on 03/15/2014 8:33:32 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Bryan24

What’s in the water down there?


9 posted on 03/15/2014 8:34:15 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Din Maker

Well it seems everyone outside of South Carolina wants to get rid of Graham. Too bad it wasn’t a national primary.


10 posted on 03/15/2014 8:34:16 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Bryan24

There are a lot of NE transplants in SC now. The natives don’t like to hear that fact but it is true. They will be big supporters of a RINO like Grahamesty.


11 posted on 03/15/2014 8:35:25 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: rstrahan
The the polls were conducted using automated IVR software,
12 posted on 03/15/2014 8:37:09 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Din Maker

“liberal operative Nancy R. Mace, 7 percent”

WTF?? MCabe must be a lib op himself if he actually wrote this nonsense.


13 posted on 03/15/2014 8:37:52 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: smokingfrog

Blech!
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Thanks for the English/spelling lesson. I’ve used that word all my life, but, never knew how it was spelled. LOL.


14 posted on 03/15/2014 8:38:36 AM PDT by Din Maker (Ted Cruz stands up to John Cornyn while Rand Paul wilts in the presence of Mitch McConnell.)
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To: Din Maker

oh God!!!!!!

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

GOPe STOP STOP STOP !!!!!!!!!!!!!! pushing these guaranteed LOSERS on us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ARGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


15 posted on 03/15/2014 8:38:39 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Din Maker

Guess it boils down to will lindsey fool ‘em (SC) once again.


16 posted on 03/15/2014 8:39:23 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: lodi90
There are a lot of NE transplants in SC now.

lovely, between them and their affinity for Lindsey, scratch SC off my list off places to retire too....

17 posted on 03/15/2014 8:39:28 AM PDT by taildragger (The E-GOP won't know what hit them, The Party of Reagan is almost here, hang tight folks....)
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To: Din Maker

See guys? The only choice you have is a NWO shill. You can vote for Jeb or Hillary.

Man what a choice.

Of course this is all bullshit! Sorry, but sometimes those words are the only words to describe something.


18 posted on 03/15/2014 8:39:51 AM PDT by dforest
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To: TexasFreeper2009

The Gee Oh Pee elite will never stop trying to push Jeb or Crispy or any other so called moderate down our throats.


19 posted on 03/15/2014 8:40:21 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Din Maker

It’s name recognition.


20 posted on 03/15/2014 8:40:45 AM PDT by x
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To: Din Maker

I didn’t know anything about her either. But it sounds like the reporter could have an axe to grind, supports another candidate, and sees her as a spoiler who shouldn’t be in the race.


21 posted on 03/15/2014 8:42:17 AM PDT by x
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To: Din Maker

In before the... If you don’t vote for the R, you are voting for the D crowd and/or third party voters are the reason we are in this mess crowd.


22 posted on 03/15/2014 8:44:07 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: Din Maker

With Ms Lindsey, it’s he might be a faggot but he’s our faggot. My brother has lived in SC for the last 40 years and he said most republicans despise Ms. Lindsey, but he has 20 times as much money as the nearest challenger.


23 posted on 03/15/2014 8:46:50 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("To be deep in history is to cease being Protestant" - John Henry Cardinal Newman)
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To: Din Maker

stay out of da bushes.


24 posted on 03/15/2014 8:47:33 AM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: dforest
You can vote for Jeb or Hillary.

If those two are the country's only choices then say hello to President Hillary!

25 posted on 03/15/2014 8:53:51 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: NKP_Vet
With Ms Lindsey, it’s he might be a faggot but he’s our faggot.

It's a tradition in Southern politics, transcending partisan lines. Consider, for example, the saga of longtime North Carolina Democrat leader R.C. Soles, who specializes in molesting teenage boys.

26 posted on 03/15/2014 8:54:07 AM PDT by madprof98
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To: Din Maker

What are they thinking?


27 posted on 03/15/2014 8:55:54 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Din Maker

Secede again. PLEASE!

Liberal Democrat-Republicans in the South. I don’t get it.

But it does explain why establishment RINOs put SC early in the primaries and winner-take-all.
(Conservative states like Texas come later and proportion their delegates so those states have no influence.)


28 posted on 03/15/2014 8:56:14 AM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE! --- ISLAM DELENDA EST)
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To: stylecouncilor

Riding the hellicopter....


29 posted on 03/15/2014 8:56:19 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Din Maker

Barf alert.


30 posted on 03/15/2014 8:57:22 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Din Maker

if the Tea Party supporters can’t get behind ONE candidate to defeat Graham, what use is it?


31 posted on 03/15/2014 8:59:05 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Probably not a smidgen of real difference between them except style and the measurements of ankles, which if it is cankles, Hillary wins. If you prefer a less screeching NWO shill and more petite cankles, Jebbie is the man.

Both taking us on a trip to the global outhouse, just using a different trail to get there.

That is why they all hang out together to circle jerk. Puke!


32 posted on 03/15/2014 9:01:21 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Din Maker

I see the media are hot on the trail to pick our Republican nominee, again.

McCain, Romney, Jeb......


33 posted on 03/15/2014 9:01:29 AM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: Din Maker

HumanEvents is a neocon operation that has always promoted Linda Graham.

And Nancy Mace is no liberal.


34 posted on 03/15/2014 9:04:30 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: x

You’re right.


35 posted on 03/15/2014 9:05:52 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: Bryan24
If true, the people in South Carolina are freakin nuts.

It was the SC primary in 2008 that kept John McCain in the race -- and on to the nomination.


36 posted on 03/15/2014 9:08:27 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide; All

But it does explain why establishment RINOs put SC early in the primaries and winner-take-all.
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But, don’t forget: Newt Gingrich won SC in 2012. He’s no Liberal.


37 posted on 03/15/2014 9:10:09 AM PDT by Din Maker (Ted Cruz stands up to John Cornyn while Rand Paul wilts in the presence of Mitch McConnell.)
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To: lodi90
There are a lot of NE transplants in SC now.

I live in MA. The favorite states for emmigrants are Florida and NC. I'm sure SC is close behind.

38 posted on 03/15/2014 9:12:12 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: lodi90

We are starting to get the yankee effect in GA also. They move down here to get away from the socialist destruction and then vote to turn our state into the same chitehole they left behind.


39 posted on 03/15/2014 9:12:39 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: lodi90

Yes, there are plenty of NE transplants here. SC is a schizophrenic state for the GOP. Unfortunately, we have too many “natives” who will vote for whoever the gopE puts out there and they like it that way. On the other hand, we have plenty of right-wing-extremists who will do the right thing and try to get rid of him.


40 posted on 03/15/2014 9:14:30 AM PDT by Mr Fuji
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To: Din Maker

Good grief....what is wrong with SC?? Are they afflicted by the same disease that AZ has?

SC, Just Say NO....to Lindy and the Jebs!!!


41 posted on 03/15/2014 9:16:47 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: rstrahan
"A lot of conservatives don’t answer polls."

Or if they do they lie to through the stupid polls off.

42 posted on 03/15/2014 9:24:08 AM PDT by Spunky (BIG GOVERNMENT MAKES SMALLER CITIZENS.)
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To: Din Maker

Bogus poll.

Just remember that SC gave us Trey Gowdy and Tim Scott.


43 posted on 03/15/2014 9:25:01 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: EEGator

I don’t want FOP, I’m a Dapper Dan man.
(I can get it for you from Bristol in 2 weeks)


44 posted on 03/15/2014 9:31:25 AM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Din Maker

>But, don’t forget: Newt Gingrich won SC in 2012. He’s no Liberal.

Newt of 2012 is not the Newt of 1994-8.


45 posted on 03/15/2014 9:34:15 AM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE! --- ISLAM DELENDA EST)
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To: Regulator

Well here’s one challenger that calls a spade a spade. If the voters of SC had any sense whatsover they wouldn’t vote again for RINO McCain-stooge Linda Graham.

“But a news conference announcing their alliance on the State House steps took an unexpected turn when the most minor of the candidates, Dave Feliciano of Spartanburg, took the podium and called Graham “ambiguously gay.”

Feliciano said, “It’s about time that South Carolina (says) hey, We’re tired of the ambiguously gay senator from South Carolina. We’re ready for a new leader to merge the Republican Party. We’re done with this. This is what it’s about, all of us coming together and saying, one way or the other, one of us is going to be on that ballot in November.”

Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2014/03/13/3323476/election-2014-graham-challenger.html#storylink=cpy


46 posted on 03/15/2014 9:36:49 AM PDT by NKP_Vet ("To be deep in history is to cease being Protestant" - John Henry Cardinal Newman)
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To: Din Maker

“Stay out the bushes” was a jesse jerkson slogan back in the papa bush days. Globalists need not apply


47 posted on 03/15/2014 9:37:17 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Zippy the a##clown sez..............)
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To: Bryan24

“If true, the people in South Carolina are freakin nuts. “

I guess 60% of South Caroling republicans are RINOS.


48 posted on 03/15/2014 9:37:28 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: Din Maker

Y’all down there in South Carolina need to quit drinking that swamp water. It’s as bad as drinking the kool-aid. Y’all keep it up, an’ y’all be turning blue.


49 posted on 03/15/2014 9:38:15 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Din Maker

Linda Graham shouldn’t even be polling 5%

This country is done

If we can’t even count on Southern Republicans to pay the F!@#* attention and do the right thing then it’s over


50 posted on 03/15/2014 9:40:24 AM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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