With time running out on Joe Biden — and for that matter, the Democratic Party — the South Carolina primary on Tuesday has begun to look like the last chance to reset the Democrats’ presidential primary. Biden has spent considerable time in the state lately, even prioritizing it over Nevada after New Hampshire turned out badly. What had been a dominant lead for the former VP has turned into a tight two-way race with Bernie Sanders.
The latest poll from the Palmetto State gives Team Biden a glimmer of hope — but not much more than a glimmer. Biden’s down to a margin-of-error edge in the Winthrop University poll, with Tom Steyer remaining in the viable range for delegates:
Joe Biden remains the top choice for South Carolina voters for the Democratic Party presidential nominee but other candidates are gaining ground and nearly 1 in 5 likely voters are still undecided, according to the latest Winthrop Poll. Given the margin of error, his lead of 24% to Sanders’ 19% may be scant indeed.