Trump will take most of South Carolina's delegates

Greg Nash

Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: Muslim soldier was a hero but his father 'has no right' to criticize me Mother of soldier killed in Iraq: I was too 'in pain' to speak at convention Top Koch network adviser rejects Trump's talk of law and order MORE will win the majority of South Carolina’s 50 delegates thanks to his showing in Saturday's South Carolina primary.

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The state awards 26 of its delegates for the overall winner of the election, plus three delegates per congressional district, for 21 delegates, and three Republican National Committee delegates. With 98 percent of the vote in, Trump has won all but two counties.

The two congressional districts that may be in question for Trump are the ones where Florida Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioFlorida: 'High likelihood' of first Zika transmission in the US Overnight Healthcare: Rubio presses Obama to spend Zika money | FDA moves ahead with trans fat ban The Trail 2016: Her big night MORE won two of the three most populous counties in the state — Richland County, home to Columbia, the state's capital, and to Charleston County.  

Whoever receives the most votes statewide Saturday will get 29 of the state’s 50 delegates — enough to take over first place.

Nationally, Donald Trump has a total of 17 delegates, ahead of Ted CruzTed CruzHot air balloon crash kills 16 in Texas 100 days to go in volatile race Voting Trump because of the Supreme Court isn't enough MORE, with 11, and Marco Rubio, with 10.

Candidates need 1,237 delegates to win the nomination.

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