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Who’s winning South Carolina: Live election results

Election Nov. 8. Get information about how to vote in South Carolina here. See primary results here.

What's happening in South Carolina
Updated Nov. 8 at 11:05 p.m.

Republican Tim Scott has beaten Thomas Dixon, a Democrat, in the race for the South Carolina Senate seat currently held by Scott.

All of South Carolina's House seats have been decided. Republicans have held six seats, while Democrats have held one. Every House seat is up for election every two years.

South Carolina voted for Republican businessman Donald Trump in Tuesday’s presidential election.

Past votes

Voters in South Carolina have picked the winning candidate in election cycles since 1972. In 2012, they voted for with % of the vote. Below, look at the winner and margin of victory in the state, and which candidates went on to win the election.

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2012 presidential results

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