South Carolina is the first Southern state to decide who the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees will be. Here’s what you need to know:
When does the 2016 South Carolina presidential primary take place?
The Republican and Democratic primaries take place on different days. The Republican primary takes place Saturday, February 20 and the Democratic primary takes place Saturday, February 27. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.
Which Republican candidate is leading the polls in South Carolina?
Donald Trump is currently the frontrunner among the Republican candidates. RealClearPolitics shows him leading the pack at 35%, which is 17 points ahead of second place candidate Ted Cruz.
Which Democratic candidate is leading the polls in South Carolina?
RealClearPolitics places Hillary Clinton ahead of Bernie Sanders by 21 points – 58% to 36.8%.
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