Poll finds Graham with just 2-point lead on Democratic challenger

A Change Research-Post and Courier poll released Friday shows that longtime Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamHillicon Valley: Senate panel advances bill targeting online child sexual abuse | Trump administration awards tech group contract to build 'virtual' wall | Advocacy groups urge Congress to ban facial recognition technologies Senate panel advances bill targeting online child sexual abuse The Hill's Campaign Report: The political heavyweights in Tuesday's primary fights MORE (R-S.C.) has just a 2-point lead on his Democratic challenger.

In the left-leaning poll, 47 percent of likely general election voters said that they would vote for Graham, 45 percent said that they would vote for Democratic challenger Jamie Harrison and 9 percent said that they were undecided.

Graham did not poll exceptionally high in favorability, with 38 percent of respondents viewing him very or somewhat favorably, and 53 percent of respondents viewing him very or somewhat unfavorably.

The poll had a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points.

Graham, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has represented the Palmetto State in the Senate since 2003.