News Coverage of the 2008 South Carolina Presidential Primary
John McCain wins January 19th Republican Presidential Primary in South Carolina: Eight years after his Presidential campaign imploded in South Carolina, John McCain wins the Republican presidential primary with 33% of the vote. McCain was followed by Huckabee (30%), Thompson (16%), Romney (15%), Paul (4%) and Giuliani (2%).
Barack Obama wins the January 26th Democratic Presidential Primary: In the bitter campaign charged with racial tension, Barack Obama won a commandinding victory with 55% of the vote. Clinton received 27% and Edwards 18%.
South Carolina Primary Election Maps from the New York Times
Results and Maps below.
Republican Presidential Primary – January 19th, 2008
Democrat Presidential Primary – January 26th, 2008
Pre-Election Coverage 1/5/2008