Nov. 3, 2020 – 10:30 p.m. ET
Regardless of fundraising an enormous sum of money, it seems South Carolina is not prepared for a change. Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison was defeated tonight by Republican incumbant Lindsey Graham, in keeping with the Associated Press.
Harrison, who’s the chairman of the Democratic Nationwide Committee, couldn’t break by way of the strong bastion of Republican stronghold that continues to be in South Carolina.
Graham broke information as nicely, bringing in $58 million for his re-election marketing campaign however Harrison raised some $86 million throughout his whole marketing campaign, principally from his out-of-state supporters, which Graham criticized.
The presidential election is essential however so are the Senate races. Democrats are hoping to grab management of the Senate and a kind of seats may come from Lindsey Graham in South Carolina. One among Trump’s most passionate defenders has been challenged by Jaime Harrision and the polls are tight.
In line with South Carolina polls, 65-year-old Graham is forward of 44-year-old however solely by just a few share factors.
Morning Consult poll studies Graham leads 46.4% to 44.2% over Harrison in an “on-line ballot of 904 individuals carried out between Oct. 22 and Oct. 31.” There’s a margin of error of plus or minus 3 share factors.
Whatever the end result, Harrison has made main inroads and even broke fundraising information. He raised $57 million within the third quarter this yr – a file quantity over that time period for a Senate race. He smashed the earlier three-month haul of $38 million by Democrat Beto O’Rourke within the third quarter of 2018, in his race in opposition to incumbent Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.