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PRIMARY RESULTS: South Carolina - February 3
Democratic Presidential: Open primary
55 total delegates* -- 45 tied to February 3 primary

State Information: 8 electoral votes
2,101,949 registered voters -- voters do not register by party
This page represents results, including delegate count, reported immediately after each state's contest. More >
South Carolina
updated: 6:20 p.m.,
March 2

Edwards 131,174 45%27 99% reporting results by county voter survey results
  Kerry 88,508 30%17
  Sharpton 28,201 10%1
  Clark 21,011 7%0
  Dean 13,815 5%0
  Lieberman 7,147 2%0
  Kucinich 1,319 1%0

 South Carolina has 45 pledged and 10 unpledged delegates. Of the 45 pledged delegates, 29 are district-level delegates (based on results of a given district's binding primary), 10 are at-large delegates and six are "party leader and elected official" (PLEO) delegates. Of the 10 unpledged delegates, nine are PLEO delegates and one is an "add-on" chosen during the state Democratic convention on May 1, 2004.
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