Nov 10, 2017

Roy Moore and Doug Jones are tied in a new poll

Roy Moore during his election party in Montgomery, Alabama. Photo: Brynn Anderson / AP

Roy Moore, the GOP nominee for Alabama Senate, is tied with his Democratic opponent Doug Jones in the latest Opinion-Savvy/Decision Desk HQ poll after four women alleged Moore made sexual advances toward them when he was in his 30s and they were teenagers. Moore led Jones by 5.7% in the previous survey and another had him up by double-digits.

Why it matters: Despite Moore's most steadfast supporters sticking by him, the accusations leveled against him have had a jarring impact. Not only have several top Republicans called for him to step aside if the allegations are true, but the poll reveals that his previous support has also begun to falter.

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