Polls: McCain strong in South Carolina again

McCain's strength in South Carolina has reemerged in recent polls, with McCain leading Obama 53% to 40%, and some 78% to 15% with S.C. whites.

Read more stories on this subject in our 2008 election topic page.The news comes of the 13 point difference comes after Obama first lead and then was 6 points behind McCain.

Daily Kos had this to say:
Those white numbers make it extremely difficult to make a go of this state [for Obama]. Perhaps that's why the Obama campaign talks more about Georgia than they do about South Carolina.

We'll stay tuned and keep you posted if the outlook shifts. In the meantime, satisfy your poll curiosity with Pollsters excellent election forecast map.

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