Most Alabama Republicans don't believe allegations against Roy Moore

Dec 05, 2017, 01:56
Most Alabama Republicans don't believe allegations against Roy Moore

A new poll shows a neck-and-neck race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's U.S. Senate special election contest for Attorney General Jeff Session's vacated seat. It has a margin of error of 3.8 percent for the entire sample and 4.8 percent among likely voters. Moore has repeatedly denied that any of the incidents took place.

Last month, McConnell said he believed several women who have accused Moore of pursuing relationships with them when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s, saying he should "step aside".

I write in response to Chris Kaufman's letter published November 26, wherein he acknowledged that "there have been a lot of serious allegations leveled against" Roy Moore, the candidate Chris Kaufman supports, and whom he asserts will be the next US senator from Alabama.

The Senate will deal with Moore if he wins, McConnell told ABC's This Week on Sunday. The allegations against Moore were first revealed by The Washington Post.

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Moore led Jones in most public polls before the allegations against him surfaced publicly - according to RealClearPolitics he was up by about six points on average - but his support declined sharply afterward.

The CBS/YouGov poll found that 36 percent of the state's Republican voters said the allegations are "definitely false" and another 35 percent said they're "probably false".

Senate majority leader says he has looked at "all the options" to prevent Judge Roy Moore from being seated in the U.S. Senate; Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill. Perhaps unsurprisingly, women were more likely to find the allegations credible and support Jones than men.

Meanwhile, a CBS News/You Gov poll shows that 71 percent of Alabama Republicans believe the allegations against Moore are false, and almost all those believe that Democrats and the media concocted the allegations.

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The CBS News poll surveyed 1,067 registered voters in Alabama from November 28 to December 1.

Moore, who beat incumbent Sen.

Moore's campaign has been rocked by multiple accusations of sexual assault and harassment against him.

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