Joe Biden won the Democratic South Carolina Primary on Saturday night bringing in 256,047 votes and 35 delegates.
Bernie Sanders finished in 2nd place in South Carolina with 13 delegates and 105,197 votes.
For the top 6 candidates the results for the South Carolina primary are as follows with 100% of the votes being counted:
|Candidate||Delegates||Percentage of Votes||Number of Votes|
The South Carolina race now puts Joe Biden in second place right behind Bernie Sanders for delegate count.
The current Democratic delegate count is as follows:
|Candidate||Total Delegate Count|
After the win in South Carolina Joe Biden said,”Just days ago, the press and the pundits declared this candidacy dead. Now, thanks to all of you, the heart of the Democratic party, we just won and we’ve won big because of you, We are very much alive”!
Tom Steyer dropped out of the race after last night’s results and Pete Buttigieg dropped out of the race earlier today.
The next vote is Super Tuesday(This coming Tuesday March 3rd) when 14 states hold primaries.