Dem candidate who went after KKK surges ahead of accused pedophile in AL Senate race

Alabama Senate nominee Roy Moore is rapidly losing ground in the polls to his Democratic opponent Doug Jones, as voters in the deep red state signal their patent disgust with Moore’s alleged pedophilia.

Immediately after the Washington Post published its bombshell report about Moore having preyed on teen girls when he was in his 30s, the polls tightened up, putting Moore and Jones in a dead heat in the race to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ former seat.

Just two days later, as Jones receives a windfall of donations, the numbers have shifted even further.

A new JMC Analytics poll shows Jones leading Moore 48 percent to 44 percent. And as the pollster Harry Enten pointed out, these results can’t be blamed on bias or a skewed respondent group: