Sanders: ‘I Think We Can Win’ in SC
One of the biggest criticisms of Bernie Sanders campaign is his inability to secure votes in South Carolina and other states.
Sanders suggested that he could win South Carolina on Sunday during an appearance on CBS’s Face the Nation.
“Let me just say that the poll in South Carolina was 60 to 38. If that’s the case, it is showing us making huge, huge gains,” he said. “And I feel confident that if we can win here in Iowa, if we can win in New Hampshire and those are going to be tough races, I think we stand an excellent chance to win in South Carolina and in Nevada.”
“But if you look at the polling recently, and I can tell you because I have been to South Carolina, we have a lot of momentum on the ground,” Sanders continued. “I think we’re picking up more and more African-American support. Frankly, I think we can win there.”
The Hill reports:
Sanders and Clinton have been duking it out Iowa and New Hampshire ahead of voting there at the beginning of next month.
Clinton supporters have said that the former secretary of State will fare better when the campaign moves to South Carolina and later Nevada because she performs better with minority voters than the Vermont senator.
Sanders has been visiting historically black colleges and universities recently to try to win support from African-American voters. He has also made appearances with rapper Killer Mike.
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