UPDATED May 20, 2019, at 5:25 PM

South Carolina’s 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary

We’re tracking polls and endorsements, with more to come.

South Carolina’s primary is scheduled for Feb. 29, 2020.
54 delegates will be awarded proportionally based on the results statewide and in each congressional district.
In 2016, Hillary Clinton got 73.5% of the vote in South Carolina, and Bernie Sanders got 26.0%.

Polls See all »

Key

A = ADULTS

RV = REGISTERED VOTERS

V = VOTERS

LV = LIKELY VOTERS

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DatesPollsterSample
Biden
Sanders
Harris
Warren
Buttigieg
Booker
O'Rourke
Abrams
Klobuchar
Yang
Gillibrand
Castro
Hickenlooper
Williamson
Delaney
Gabbard
Bloomberg
Inslee
Messam
Brown
Holder
Swalwell
Bennet
Ryan
McAuliffe
Cuomo
de Blasio
May 14-16, 2019
381 LV
May 14-16, 2019
381LV
42%
7%
10%
8%
8%
4%

Biden

42%

Harris

10%

Buttigieg

8%

Warren

8%

Sanders

7%

Booker

4%
May 6-9, 2019
595 LV
May 6-9, 2019
595LV
46%
15%
10%
8%
8%
4%
2%
1%
1%
2%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

46%

Sanders

15%

Harris

10%

Buttigieg

8%

Warren

8%

Booker

4%

O'Rourke

2%

Yang

2%

Abrams

1%

Klobuchar

1%

Williamson

1%

Bennet

0%

Castro

0%

Delaney

0%

Gabbard

0%

Gillibrand

0%

Hickenlooper

0%

Inslee

0%

Ryan

0%

Swalwell

0%
Apr 30-May 2, 2019
568 LV
Apr 30-May 2, 2019
568LV
48%
12%
4%
5%
5%
4%
1%
1%

Biden

48%

Sanders

12%

Buttigieg

5%

Warren

5%

Harris

4%

Booker

4%

O'Rourke

1%

Klobuchar

1%
Mar 31-Apr 4, 2019
744 LV
Mar 31-Apr 4, 2019
744LV
24%
15%
11%
12%
12%
16%
2%
1%
2%
2%
2%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%

Sanders

24%

O'Rourke

16%

Harris

15%

Booker

12%

Buttigieg

12%

Warren

11%

Klobuchar

2%

Castro

2%

Hickenlooper

2%

Gillibrand

2%

Yang

1%

Messam

1%

Inslee

1%

Delaney

1%

Gabbard

0%

Williamson

0%
Mar 31-Apr 4, 2019
744 LV
Mar 31-Apr 4, 2019
744LV
32%
14%
10%
6%
7%
9%
9%
7%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

32%

Sanders

14%

Harris

10%

Booker

9%

O'Rourke

9%

Abrams

7%

Buttigieg

7%

Warren

6%

Castro

1%

Gillibrand

1%

Hickenlooper

1%

Klobuchar

1%

Yang

1%

McAuliffe

0%

Bennet

0%

Delaney

0%

Gabbard

0%

Inslee

0%

Swalwell

0%

Williamson

0%
Feb 28-Mar 2, 2019
291 LV
Feb 28-Mar 2, 2019
291LV
37%
21%
9%
5%
0%
6%
5%
1%
3%
0%
0%
2%
2%
1%

Biden

37%

Sanders

21%

Harris

9%

Booker

6%

Warren

5%

O'Rourke

5%

Gillibrand

3%

Bloomberg

2%

Gabbard

2%

Klobuchar

1%

Brown

1%

Buttigieg

0%

Castro

0%

Delaney

0%
Feb 15-18, 2019
600 LV
Feb 15-18, 2019
600LV
35%
20%
1%
28%
5%
1%
1%
4%
2%
3%
2%

Harris

35%

Booker

28%

Warren

20%

Klobuchar

5%

Castro

4%

Delaney

3%

Williamson

2%

Gabbard

2%

Yang

1%

Gillibrand

1%

Buttigieg

1%
Feb 15-18, 2019
600 LV
Feb 15-18, 2019
600LV
36%
14%
13%
9%
10%
8%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

36%

Sanders

14%

Harris

13%

Booker

10%

Warren

9%

O'Rourke

8%

Holder

2%

Brown

2%

Klobuchar

1%

Bloomberg

1%

Hickenlooper

1%

Gillibrand

1%

Yang

1%

Castro

1%

Swalwell

1%

Gabbard

1%

Delaney

0%

McAuliffe

0%

Cuomo

0%

Bennet

0%

Williamson

0%

de Blasio

0%
Jan 31-Feb 2, 2019
557 LV
Jan 31-Feb 2, 2019
557LV
36%
8%
12%
4%
5%
2%
1%
0%

Biden

36%

Harris

12%

Sanders

8%

Booker

5%

Warren

4%

O'Rourke

2%

Klobuchar

1%

Gillibrand

0%

Endorsements

FiveThirtyEight uses a point scale for tracking endorsements that weights potential endorsers according to their position. The map below shows what percentage of South Carolina’s points each candidate has claimed and what percentage is still available, while the table tracks all the potential endorsers from the state and who, if anyone, they’ve endorsed. See all endorsements »

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