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ELECTION INFORMATION

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President

Race Type

Primary Election

Filing Deadline

1/1/2016 1:00 am

Polls Open

2/20/2016 7:00 am

Polls Close

2/20/2016 5:00 pm

Term Starts

1/20/2017 11:00 am

Term Ends

1/20/2021 11:00 am

Database Record

Posted 2/14/2016, Updated 2/27/2016

Table

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PREVIOUS ELECTION

Election date

11/6/2012

Term

2013-2017

Winner

Mitt Romney

Party

Republican

Votes

1,071,645

Percent

54.56%


NEXT ELECTION

 

Election date

11/8/2016

Term

2017-2021

Winner

 

Party

 

Votes

 

Percent

 


NARRATIVE

Lindsay Graham and George Pataki had filed for the primary but withdrew before the deadline. The state did not report votes cast for any withdrawn contender, although it did indicate that approximately 4,000 votes were cast for these contenders.


DEBATES

EVENTS

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS

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Against Candidate

Category

Ad Tone

Video Start Date

 

NEWS

Date

Category

Headline


DISCUSSION

MAP OF THIS ELECTION

 


CERTIFIED RESULTS OF THIS ELECTION

Pres. Donald Trump
(Republican)

240,882
32.51%

Sen. Marco Rubio
(Republican)

166,565
22.48%

 

Sen. Ted Cruz
(Republican)

165,417
22.33%

 

Gov. Jeb Bush
(Republican)

58,056
7.84%

 

Gov. John Kasich
(Republican)

56,410
7.61%

 

Ben Carson
(Republican)

53,551
7.23%

 

Carly Fiorina
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

Chairman James S. "Jim" Gilmore, III
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

Gov. Chris Christie
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

Sen. Rand Paul
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

Sen. Rick Santorum
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

Mike Huckabee
(Republican)

0
0.00%

 

Source for election returns: SC Canvass of Vote


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