Released: January 28, 2008
The South Carolina Democratic Primary in Black and White
Scott Keeter is Director of Survey Research for the Pew Research Center and an analyst for NBC News
The results in Saturday’s Democratic primary in South Carolina offer important evidence — if not yet answers — to three big questions in this campaign: Can Barack Obama solidify all segments of the black vote behind him? Can he be competitive among white voters, especially in the South? And can we trust pre-election polls in races that involve Obama?