First Arizona, then Utah, then Georgia, and now…maybe South Carolina will be turning blue!
A newly released poll shows that Hillary Clinton is polling within two points of Donald Trump in South Carolina, a state that is traditionally a Republican stronghold, with the GOP having won there in the last nine presidential elections.
Public Policy Polling (PPP) released results from a survey that was conducted August 9 and 10 with 1,290 South Carolina voters.
The poll asked who the voters would choose if the election were held the day they took the poll.
Donald Trump: 41%
Hillary Clinton: 39%
Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson: 5%
Green Party candidate Jill Stein: 2%
The poll suggested that Democrats are more pleased with Clinton as their candidate than Republicans are with Trump as their candidate.
84% of Democrats would vote for Clinton.
77% of Republicans would vote for Trump.
The poll suggested that Trump has an advantage among senior citizens, where his favorability rating is 58 percent. Among those under age 65, 41 percent would choose Clinton.