In a recent poll, Donald Trump is at 50% in the state of South Carolina, higher than the 38% of likely voters that will support Hillary Clinton – this gives Donald Trump a 12 percentage point lead. Given this lead, Donald Trump can feel hopeful that South Carolina securely his. Romney won South Carolina in 2012, so polling data is indicating that they will vote Republican again in 2016.
State: South Carolina
Poll Dates: August 30 – September 2, 2016
Donald Trump: 50%
Hillary Clinton: 38%
Margin of Error: 3.5%