Skip to main content

Sen. Graham may be ‘in trouble’ with re-election in South Carolina

Danielle Vinson
Danielle Vinson, Department of Politics and International Affairs

A FOX News article reports that Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham may be in for his toughest re-election fight yet against well-funded Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison. Danielle Vinson, a professor of politics and international affairs at Furman University, said Harrison’s attack against Graham has been nuanced and effective.

“In South Carolina, you’re not going to win a statewide race by attacking Republicans, per se, they’re the largest voting bloc in the state,” Vinson said. “And so you’ve got to be more nuanced about it and (Harrison) really has…He’s condemning what we’ve seen in Lindsey Graham the last three and a half years. And I think that’s resonating in certain parts of the state in ways that may surprise Graham.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Last updated .

US News ranks Furman a ‘Most Innovative School’ 4th year in a row

U.S. News & World Report has again placed Furman in the top quarter of the 223 liberal arts and sciences colleges and universities ranked in this category.

Erica Daly '22 holds a Dins Vote pin in front of Johns Hall

Dins Vote working to keep student voting on an upward trajectory

Student group's goal is to have at least 50% of Furman students cast a ballot in the 2020 election.

Paladin Pivots

Paladin Pivots: Turning crisis into opportunity

Anthony Herrera and Mary Sturgill host a live podcast series featuring alumni entrepreneurs who are meeting COVID challenges head-on.

Furman awarded two NSF grants totaling $720,000

In winning two NSF grants, Professor of Chemistry George Shields and Associate Professor of Biology Jason Rawlings have secured nearly $720,000, which will benefit students at Furman and beyond.