LIVEBLOG: The South Carolina Primary

February 29, 2020
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 29: People vote in the state's primary election in Charleston on February 29, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. All recent polls suggest that former Vice Presid... CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 29: People vote in the state's primary election in Charleston on February 29, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. All recent polls suggest that former Vice President Joe Biden has a solid lead against rival Bernie Sanders. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 29, 2020

TPM is liveblogging the South Carolina Democratic primary as the results roll in. The map below will update live. Follow along with us.

What To Expect

  • South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary day voting occurs from 7 a.m.–7 p.m. Saturday.
  • To win delegates for the Democratic National Convention, candidates need to win 15% of the statewide vote or 15% of the vote in a given congressional district (South Carolina has seven).
  • The state is the last of four early states before "Super Tuesday" in three days, when 14 states will pick their preference for the Democratic nominee.
  • Seven candidates on ballots are still in the race: Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Tom Steyer and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI).
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TPM is liveblogging the South Carolina Democratic primary as the results roll in. The map below will update live. Follow along with us.

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