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“First In The South” Presidential Primary Results (Updated)

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South Carolinians went to the polls from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST on Saturday, February 20 to make known their “First in the South” GOP presidential preference. Here is what they had to say …

Donald Trump (WON) – 239,987 – 32.5 percent (44 delegates)
Marco Rubio – 165,951 – 22.48 percent
Ted Cruz – 164,883 – 22.34 percent
Jeb Bush – 57,883 – 7.84 percent
John Kasich – 56,240 – 7.62 percent
Ben Carson – 53,354 – 7.23 percent

Updated 2/21/2016 at 2:48 p.m. EST.

Registered Voters: 2,961,362
Ballots Cast: 742,715
Voter Turnout: 25.08 percent

Via S.C. Election Commission (SCEC).

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