Updated: Tulsi Surges in South Carolina (5%)--Opts Out of Dec. Debate
Announcement from Tulsi:
For a number of reasons, I have decided not to attend the December 19th "debate" — regardless of whether or not there are qualifying polls. I instead choose to spend that precious time directly meeting with and hearing from the people of New Hampshire and South Carolina.
A non-qualifying YouGov poll today came out in early state South Carolina, and Tulsi, who has typically running at 1% or 2% in the state saw some differences:
According to 538, I think it's the same poll, but with slightly different numbers, has the results as follows:
Either way, increasing interest in Tulsi is evident in South Carolina to the extent that it might be her second-best state at this point, behind New Hampshire where she is polling 6.2% in the latest poll.