South Carolina’s 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary

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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%.

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Key

A = ADULTS

RV = REGISTERED VOTERS

V = VOTERS

LV = LIKELY VOTERS

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DatesPollsterSample
Biden
Sanders
Warren
Harris
Buttigieg
Booker
O'Rourke
Yang
Klobuchar
Gabbard
Delaney
Steyer
Williamson
Ryan
Castro
Bullock
de Blasio
Bennet
Messam
Sestak
Gillibrand
Hickenlooper
Abrams
Inslee
Gravel
Bloomberg
Brown
Holder
Swalwell
Moulton
McAuliffe
Cuomo
Aug 28-Sep 4, 2019
785 LV
Aug 28-Sep 4, 2019
785LV
43%
18%
14%
7%
4%
2%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

43%

Sanders

18%

Warren

14%

Harris

7%

Buttigieg

4%

Booker

2%

de Blasio

1%

Gabbard

1%

Steyer

1%

O'Rourke

1%

Klobuchar

1%

Bullock

1%

Delaney

1%

Yang

1%

Ryan

1%

Williamson

0%

Castro

0%

Bennet

0%

Messam

0%

Sestak

0%
Aug 9-12, 2019
521 LV
Aug 9-12, 2019
521LV
36%
16%
17%
12%
5%
4%
1%
1%
1%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

36%

Warren

17%

Sanders

16%

Harris

12%

Buttigieg

5%

Booker

4%

Gabbard

2%

Castro

1%

Delaney

1%

Klobuchar

1%

O'Rourke

1%

Ryan

1%

Steyer

1%

Yang

1%

Bennet

0%

Bullock

0%

de Blasio

0%

Gillibrand

0%

Hickenlooper

0%

Inslee

0%

Messam

0%

Moulton

0%

Sestak

0%

Williamson

0%
Jul 23-25, 2019
554 LV
Jul 23-25, 2019
554LV
31%
9%
12%
10%
4%
2%
0%
1%

Biden

31%

Warren

12%

Harris

10%

Sanders

9%

Buttigieg

4%

Booker

2%

Yang

1%

O'Rourke

0%
Jul 18-22, 2019
405 LV
Jul 18-22, 2019
405LV
39%
10%
9%
12%
5%
2%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
2%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

39%

Harris

12%

Sanders

10%

Warren

9%

Buttigieg

5%

Booker

2%

Steyer

2%

Bennet

1%

Klobuchar

1%

O'Rourke

1%

Castro

0%

de Blasio

0%

Gabbard

0%

Gillibrand

0%

Inslee

0%

Bullock

0%

Delaney

0%

Gravel

0%

Hickenlooper

0%

Messam

0%

Moulton

0%

Ryan

0%

Sestak

0%

Williamson

0%

Yang

0%
Jul 9-18, 2019
915 LV
Jul 9-18, 2019
915LV
39%
17%
12%
12%
5%
3%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%

Biden

39%

Sanders

17%

Harris

12%

Warren

12%

Buttigieg

5%

Booker

3%

O'Rourke

2%

Steyer

1%

Ryan

1%

Delaney

1%

Inslee

1%

Yang

1%

Klobuchar

1%

Williamson

1%

Hickenlooper

1%

Gabbard

0%

Castro

0%

Bennet

0%

de Blasio

0%

Gillibrand

0%

Gravel

0%

Bullock

0%

Sestak

0%

Moulton

0%

Messam

0%
Jul 7-10, 2019
701 LV
Jul 7-10, 2019
701LV
35%
14%
5%
12%
2%
3%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

35%

Sanders

14%

Harris

12%

Warren

5%

Booker

3%

Buttigieg

2%

Delaney

1%

Williamson

1%

Yang

1%

Castro

0%

de Blasio

0%

Gabbard

0%

Hickenlooper

0%

Klobuchar

0%

Messam

0%

O'Rourke

0%

Ryan

0%

Steyer

0%

Bennet

0%

Bullock

0%

Gillibrand

0%

Inslee

0%

Moulton

0%

Sestak

0%
Jun 29-Jul 4, 2019
421 LV
Jun 29-Jul 4, 2019
421LV
27%
16%
15%
21%
6%
6%
1%
1%
0%
2%
1%
1%
0%
1%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

27%

Harris

21%

Sanders

16%

Warren

15%

Buttigieg

6%

Booker

6%

Gabbard

2%

O'Rourke

1%

Yang

1%

Castro

1%

Delaney

1%

Hickenlooper

1%

Williamson

1%

Bullock

1%

Bennet

1%

Klobuchar

0%

Gillibrand

0%

Inslee

0%

Swalwell

0%

Gravel

0%

Moulton

0%

Ryan

0%
Jun 17-20, 2019
308 LV
Jun 17-20, 2019
308LV
39%
13%
15%
9%
11%
5%
5%
2%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

39%

Warren

15%

Sanders

13%

Buttigieg

11%

Harris

9%

Booker

5%

O'Rourke

5%

Yang

2%

de Blasio

1%

Bullock

1%

Ryan

1%

Klobuchar

0%

Delaney

0%

Gravel

0%

Gabbard

0%

Castro

0%

Moulton

0%

Gillibrand

0%

Inslee

0%

Williamson

0%

Hickenlooper

0%

Messam

0%

Swalwell

0%
Jun 11-14, 2019
933 LV
Jun 11-14, 2019
933LV
37%
9%
17%
9%
11%
5%
4%
3%
1%
1%
0%
1%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Biden

37%

Warren

17%

Buttigieg

11%

Harris

9%

Sanders

9%

Booker

5%

O'Rourke

4%

Yang

3%

Williamson

1%

Klobuchar

1%

de Blasio

1%

Gillibrand

1%

Gabbard

1%

Delaney

0%

Messam

0%

Hickenlooper

0%

Ryan

0%

Bennet

0%

Swalwell

0%

Gravel

0%

Moulton

0%
May 31-Jun 12, 2019
559 LV
May 31-Jun 12, 2019
559LV
45%
18%
8%
7%
6%
4%
4%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%

Biden

45%

Sanders

18%

Warren

8%

Harris

7%

Buttigieg

6%

O'Rourke

4%

Booker

4%

Yang

1%

Gillibrand

1%

Klobuchar

1%

Messam

1%

Gravel

1%

Gabbard

0%

Bullock

0%

Hickenlooper

0%

Castro

0%

Williamson

0%

Ryan

0%

Bennet

0%

de Blasio

0%

Delaney

0%

Inslee

0%

Moulton

0%

Swalwell

0%
May 23-29, 2019
183 LV
May 23-29, 2019
183LV
36%
13%
12%
4%
7%
4%
2%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
2%
1%
1%

Biden

36%

Sanders

13%

Warren

12%

Buttigieg

7%

Booker

4%

Harris

4%

O'Rourke

2%

Gillibrand

2%

Hickenlooper

1%

Castro

1%

Gabbard

1%

Inslee

1%

Klobuchar

0%

Yang

0%

Delaney

0%
May 22-24, 2019
600 LV
May 22-24, 2019
600LV
37%
10%
8%
7%
3%
2%

Biden

37%

Sanders

10%

Warren

8%

Harris

7%

Buttigieg

3%

Booker

2%
May 14-16, 2019
381 LV
May 14-16, 2019
381LV
42%
7%
8%
10%
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%
8%
10%
8%
4%
2%
2%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
0%
0%
0%
1%
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%
5%
4%
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%
11%
15%
12%
12%
16%
1%
2%
0%
1%
0%
2%
1%
2%
2%
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%
6%
10%
7%
9%
9%
1%
1%
0%
0%
0%
1%
0%
1%
1%
7%
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%
5%
9%
0%
6%
5%
1%
2%
0%
0%
3%
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
20%
35%
1%
28%
1%
5%
2%
3%
2%
4%
1%

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%
9%
13%
10%
8%
1%
1%
1%
0%
0%
1%
0%
0%
1%
1%
1%
2%
2%
1%
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%
4%
12%
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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