New Civil War? 29% of Mississippi voters would back Confederates

Written By Chad Merda Posted: 07/16/2014, 11:29am

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Long live the confederacy, at least for some Republicans in Mississippi.

A new Public Policy Poll shows that if there was another Civil War between the Union and Confederacy, 37 percent of Republicans who voted in the Mississippi primary runoff between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) would support the Confederate States of America.

Overall, 29 percent of the Mississippi voters polled said they’d support the Confederate side, while 16 percent said they’d support a move to secede from the United States.

h/t: Talking Points Memo

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