South Carolina Polls Show Trump Trouncing Haley in Her Home State

Former President Donald Trump has defeated Republican primary challenger Nikki Haley just days before the South Carolina primary, according to a recent poll released this week.

Recent Suffolk University/USA TODAY polls inspect The primary in Haley’s home state of South Carolina shows Trump once again commanding a double-digit lead in the former governor’s turf.

According to the poll, Trump has 63% support, 28 points ahead of Haley, who has 35% support.

David Paleologos, director of the Center for Political Studies at Suffolk University, said the results show “the depth of strength that President Trump has shown.”

This particular survey was conducted between February 15th and 18th, 2024 among 500 likely South Carolina primary voters. There is a margin of error of +/- 4.4%.

At the same time, an Emerson College study was released. inspect Trump has a double-digit lead in the Palmetto State, with 58% approval rating compared to 35% for Haley, a 23-point difference.

Specifically, the survey found that 71% of Republicans support Trump and 29% support Haley, while independents lean 54% in favor of Haley and 46% in favor of Trump. This is because South Carolina is a primary state, and Haley’s campaign has made it clear through this nomination process that it is counting on non-conservative voters in primary states. is important.

Haley’s campaign detailed this strategy in a memo released hours before the New Hampshire primary results.

As Breitbart News reported:

The memo lays out a clear path for Haley to victory, including a strong showing in South Carolina, where she is not a registered party. The campaign will then move to Michigan, where the primary election is being held, the memo said.

The memo added that 11 of the 16 Super Tuesday states are holding open or “semi-open” primaries. In other words, the campaign believes there is “significant fertile ground” to attract non-conservative voters on Super Tuesday.

Emerson College also found that Trump has an advantage over Haley among voters under 40, considering “threats to democracy (63%), education (62%), and access to abortion. It also found that Haley won among a relatively small number of Republican primary voters who said the economy (69%), immigration (74%), and crime (62%) were the state’s top issues. The voters who responded gave Trump a landslide victory.”

The Emerson College poll was conducted February 14-16, 2024 among 1,000 registered voters and has a margin of error of +/- 3%.

These polls, released just days before the Feb. 23 primary, echo several other South Carolina polls that also show Trump overwhelming his rival by double digits. It is shown that there is.

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Regardless of the outcome, Haley has made it abundantly clear that she intends to remain in the race beyond her home state.

“We’re going to Michigan and Super Tuesday. … We have a country to save. I’m not going anywhere because I don’t want my kids to live like this,” he said during an appearance on CNN. Ta.



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