2020 South Carolina US Senate Candidate Guide

Lindsey Graham (R) vs Jamie Harrison (D)

US Senate | Election | Nov 10, 2020

The Candidates

Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham

Republican

Incumbent
Jamie Harrison

Jamie Harrison

Democrat

The Issues

COVID-19

Support administration’s response to coronavirus pandemic?

Support administration’s economic response to coronavirus pandemic?

Jamie Harrison (D)

No. Republican reluctance to extend unemployment benefits shows “failure of leadership.” “Families won’t get the help they need.”

Financial Regulation

Tighten or loosen regulation of banks and credit card companies?

Jamie Harrison (D)

No position found.

Iran

Require congressional approval for military attacks on Iran?

Labor

Support “right to work” laws, eliminating the ability of unions to mandate dues for workers they represent?

LGBT Rights

Support same-sex marriage? Support act protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination based on sexual orientation?

Planned Parenthood

Support Planned Parenthood’s receiving public funds for non-abortion care?

Student Financial Aid

Support free or subsidized tuition for lower-income individuals?

Taxes

Support administration’s 2017 tax cuts?

Lindsey Graham (R)

Yes. Strong supporter. Argued that they would “help grow the economy,” and also were politically necessary.