POLL: Alabama Senate race tied up after bombshell sexual misconduct allegations hit Roy Moore

  • A Friday poll found that the Senate race in Alabama is deadlocked between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones.
  • The poll was conducted after Moore was hit with allegations that he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old when he was 32.

The Senate race in Alabama is all tied up, a Friday poll found.

In a Decision Desk HQ/Opinion Savvy poll, 46.4% of Alabama voters surveyed said they support Republican nominee Roy Moore, while 46% said they supported Democratic nominee Doug Jones.

The poll was conducted after The Washington Post reported Thursday that multiple women alleged Moore of pursuing relationships with them while he was in his 30s and they were teens. One woman described a sexual encounter she had with Moore when she was 14. Moore vehemently denied the claims.

Asked if Moore should withdraw from the race, 34.9% of respondents said yes and 54% said no. When presented with Republican Sen. Luther Strange as a write-in option, Jones led with 43.6% of the vote to Moore’s 41.3% and Strange’s 12.3%.

Decision Desk HQ/Opinion Savvy poll had a margin of error of 4.3 percentage points.

The election is December 12.

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