Around the South for Oct. 5: FL, NC & SC


Florida: Clinton regains lead. Two post-debate polls show that Hillary Clinton now has a significant lead in the Sunshine State, which has 29 electoral votes that are crucial in this election. A Mason-Dixon survey showed Clinton leading Donald Trump by 46% to 42% and a Quinnipiac Poll found Clinton 46% to Trump’s 41% ……. North Carolina: Clinton now ahead. Clinton has now climbed ahead in another battleground state, with 44.5% for Clinton, 39% for Trump and 9% for Libertarian Gary Johnson in North Carolina, according to the latest Elon University Poll. Clinton was the choice of 98% of African Americans surveyed ……. South Carolina: Democrats building for the future. A program started by US Rep. James Clyburn (D), Assistant Minority Leader, during the past year trained 17 young people in the skills of running successful campaigns. For the coming year, 46 young Democrats will participate in politics as Clyburn Fellows …….