Here’s another great sign for the Moore campaign – way more people in Alabama say the allegations against Roy Moore are false than say they are true.
According to a new CBS poll:
A new CBS News poll finds 71 percent of Alabama Republicans say the allegations against Roy Moore are false, and those who believe this also overwhelmingly believe Democrats and the media are behind those allegations.
The poll found 92 percent of Republicans who don’t believe the allegations against Moore say the Democrats are behind the charges, and 88 percent say newspapers and the media are behind them.
And that means it all depends on turnout:
The Senate contest looks to be highly dependent on turnout. Moore has a lead over Democrat Doug Jones, 49 percent to 43 percent, among the likely voters who are most apt to vote on Dec. 12. Among all registered voters, the contest is even. And nearly a quarter of voters still describe themselves as “maybe” or “probably” going to vote.
The poll has Moore beating Jones by 6%.
Compare this to the recent WaPo poll that has Jones just 3 points above Moore.
Both sides are motivated by absolute hatred of the other, which is the perfect microcosm of our political world right now.