Trump wins South Carolina
President Trump won the presidential contest in South Carolina on Tuesday, according to a projection from The Associated Press, laying claim to the state’s nine electoral votes.
Most polls going into Election Day showed Trump with a lead in the Palmetto State. A New York Times-Sienna College poll conducted last month showed the president with an 8-point edge, while an East Carolina University poll showed Trump with a 7-point advantage over Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
Trump won the state handily in 2016, defeating Hillary Clinton by roughly 14 points.
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