Trump will take most of South Carolina's delegates
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpWHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Trump hits Fox News's Chris Wallace over Ukraine coverage MORE will win the majority of South Carolina’s 50 delegates thanks to his showing in Saturday's South Carolina primary.


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 Antonio RubioFurious Republicans prepare to rebuke Trump on Syria Five ways Trump's Syria decision spells trouble Rubio criticizes Warren response on same-sex marriage opposition as condescending 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 CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz: 'Of course' it's not appropriate to ask China to investigate Bidens Sunday Show Preview: Trump's allies and administration defend decision on Syria O'Rourke raises .5 million in third quarter MORE, with 11, and Marco Rubio, with 10.

Candidates need 1,237 delegates to win the nomination.