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South Carolina election a dead
heat, Democratic robopoll shows

Los Angeles Times, by Paul West

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 5/6/2013 2:56:08 PM

The high-profile House race between former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch is going down to the wire as a dead heat, according to a Democratic poll released Sunday night. The survey, by Public Policy Polling, shows Republican Sanford with a statistically insignificant 47%-46% advantage heading into Tuesday´s special election. Green Party candidate Eugene Platt, whose campaign symbol is a frog and whose slogan is "leap of faith," is getting 4%, according to the poll. PPP, generally considered a reliable polling organization, conducts automated telephone surveys, rather than using live

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: RightShoe, 5/6/2013 3:04:44 PM     (No. 9313334)

This means there will be election fraud.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 5/6/2013 3:16:24 PM     (No. 9313360)

Is the R party so damaged it can´t find someone better than Sanford?

Way to lose a safe seat.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wsdiego, 5/6/2013 3:19:05 PM     (No. 9313363)

SC reject Liberal tribalism!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 5/6/2013 3:22:54 PM     (No. 9313367)

Looks as if Colbert-Busch´s little run in with the law may be hurting her.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DaddyO, 5/6/2013 3:52:00 PM     (No. 9313407)

Same (dem) poll had Sanford down 8 or 9 points last week.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 5/6/2013 4:11:18 PM     (No. 9313434)

Tie goes to the Dem. by 8-12 points.

They call it the ´ground game´.

But it´s fraud just the same.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson, 5/6/2013 4:20:53 PM     (No. 9313454)

Tie goes to the cheater.

Dems will flood the polls with felons and vote twice. Late in the night - they will ´find´ votes that were not counted.

Then, a year from now, a few old Dems suffereing from dimentia will be brought up on charges that will be dismissed because they did not know any better.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: KGK73, 5/6/2013 4:45:06 PM     (No. 9313497)



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Reply 9 - Posted by: KGK73, 5/6/2013 4:50:07 PM     (No. 9313502)

I live in the district.

If Colbert Busch loses, it will only be because of WTMA talk show host and Charleston City Paper columnist Tara Servatius. She has single-handedly changed the dynamics of this race.

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