Trump Dominates South Carolina Polls as Haley Trails Behind

In a recent poll conducted by Fabrizio, Lee & Associates for the pro-Trump MAGA Inc. PAC, former President Donald Trump is shown to have a commanding lead over his remaining GOP primary rival, Nikki Haley, in her home state of South Carolina. The results highlight the enduring strength of Trump’s influence within the Republican Party and suggest a challenging road ahead for contenders seeking to challenge his dominance.

The poll reveals that Trump has secured a whopping 66 percent of support among likely South Carolina Republican primary voters. In contrast, Nikki Haley trails far behind with 31 percent, highlighting a significant gap between the two candidates. Trump’s support is characterized by 59 percent of respondents who are committed to “definitely” voting for him and an additional six percent who expressed a likelihood of doing so. Meanwhile, only 24 percent of participants “definitely” support Haley, with an additional seven percent leaning towards a probable vote. A notable four percent remain undecided.

The survey also assessed the impact of former Rep. Liz Cheney’s endorsement of Nikki Haley. When informed of Cheney’s support, Haley’s backing decreases to 29 percent, while Trump’s support remains unchanged. Furthermore, the percentage of voters who would “definitely” vote for Haley drops from 24 percent to 21 percent, underlining the limited sway of endorsements in the face of Trump’s solid support base.

Despite millions spent on attack ads against Trump, the poll suggests that South Carolina’s Republican primary voters remain steadfast in their support for the former president. The polling firm’s memo emphasizes that Haley’s attempts to change voters’ minds have been ineffective, emphasizing that the state continues to be firmly in the Trump camp.

Even President Joe Biden, following Trump’s landslide victory in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, acknowledged Trump’s potential nomination. Biden framed Trump as the presumptive victor, emphasizing the high stakes involved in the upcoming elections, including issues related to democracy, personal freedoms, and the economy.

The article notes that Biden’s team is cognizant of the challenges they face in the general election, including low approval ratings, concerns about his age, and discontent among key demographic groups. Exit polling from the New Hampshire primaries indicates that voters prioritize issues such as the illegal immigration crisis and the economy, posing potential challenges for Biden and the Democratic Party as they frame their agenda for the upcoming elections.

As the political landscape unfolds, the South Carolina poll underscores Trump’s continued influence within the GOP, presenting a formidable challenge for contenders like Nikki Haley. The results suggest that Trump’s popularity remains unshaken among Republican voters, setting the stage for a heated primary season and signaling potential obstacles for Democrats in the upcoming elections.

H/T Conservative Brief

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