SC-Sen: WaPo, “Sen. Lindsey Graham (R), a Trump ally, faces toughest reelection challenge in S.C.”

New piece out in The Washington Post about the upcoming U.S. Senate race between Lindsey Graham (R. SC) and Jaime Harrison (D. SC) that’s worth the read:

In a potentially worrisome sign for Graham, Harrison noted that Spencer Wetmore, a Democrat, easily won a special election in August against Republican Josh Stokes for State House District 115, which includes reliably Republican James and Kiawah islands. The seat became vacant after Trump nominated Peter McCoy, its Republican representative, for a U.S. attorney post. McCoy first won the seat with 68 percent in 2012.
“That was a district that Mitt Romney carried over Obama by almost 15 points,” Harrison said in a recent interview, referring to the 2012 presidential election. “I think that indicates something folks aren’t really talking about in terms of my race versus Lindsey. They’re not enthusiastically supporting him as opposed to the energy we’re feeling.”
Harrison raised about $10.6 million in August, according to Federal Election Commission reports, more than Graham’s entire second quarter haul. Polls show Harrison within a few points, or tied, with Graham. A Quinnipiac University poll in August indicated that the candidates are tied at 44 percent — a startling statistic that Harrison used for big fundraising.

Give the full piece a read and let’s keep up the momentum to flip South Carolina Blue. Click below to donate and get involved with Harrison, Biden and their fellow South Carolina Democrats campaigns:

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