POLL: DeMint still leads by wide margin over Greene

      Incumbent Senator Jim DeMint

      COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Incumbent Senator Jim DeMint remains in the lead in the U.S. Senate race over opponent Alvin Greene.

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      According to a new Rasmussen Reports poll, Republican DeMint claims 63 percent of the vote compared to Democratic nominee Greene's 19 percent.

      Eight percent of the 500 likely voters questioned say they prefer some other candidate. Ten percent remain undecided.

      The survey, conducted over the phone, show minor changes over previous polls.

      Only 45 percent of Democrats are in favor of Greene, while 97 percent of Republicans support DeMint.

      The margin of error is +/- 4.5 percent with a 95 percent level of confidence.

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