South Carolina GOP Primary

    Jan. 21, 2012

    100% precincts reporting (2,136/2,136) |
    midnight PDT
    Percent Delegates*

    Gingrich

    243,172 votes
    40.4%
    20

    Romney

    167,297 votes
    27.8%
    5

    Santorum

    102,061 votes
    17.0%
    0

    Paul

    78,000 votes
    13.0%
    0

    Cain

    6,326 votes
    1.1%
    0

    Other

    4,359 votes
    0.7%
    0

    * South Carolina lost half of its 50 delegates as a result of breaking Republican party rules and moving its primary forward to Jan. 21. The party will award the remaining 25 delegates based on the results of individual congressional districts as well as the overall tally.

    At stake: 25 of 2,286 primary delegates
    No votes in
    Tie

    Who lives here and how they vote

    Demographics

    White 64.0%
    Black 27.7%
    Latino 5.1%
    Other 3.2%

    Percent of U.S. population

    South Carolina 4.6 million
    1.5%

    2008 results

    Obama 44.9%
    McCain 53.9%
    Other 1.2%
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    Anderson
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (76/76)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 11,924 43.6%
    Romney 5,918 21.6%
    Paul 4,691 17.1%
    Santorum 4,500 16.4%
    Cain 178 0.7%
    Other 167 0.6%
    Allendale
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (9/9)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 178 51.1%
    Romney 91 26.1%
    Santorum 42 12.1%
    Paul 24 6.9%
    Cain 4 1.1%
    Other 9 2.6%
    Aiken
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (76/76)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 11,994 49.3%
    Romney 6,200 25.5%
    Santorum 3,334 13.7%
    Paul 2,417 9.9%
    Cain 205 0.8%
    Other 175 0.7%
    Abbeville
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (14/14)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,297 42.8%
    Paul 673 22.2%
    Romney 543 17.9%
    Santorum 475 15.7%
    Cain 16 0.5%
    Other 26 0.9%
    Chesterfield
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (25/25)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,566 49.0%
    Romney 700 21.9%
    Santorum 646 20.2%
    Paul 244 7.6%
    Cain 6 0.2%
    Other 35 1.1%
    Clarendon
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (25/25)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,672 48.9%
    Romney 946 27.7%
    Santorum 496 14.5%
    Paul 268 7.8%
    Cain 15 0.4%
    Other 20 0.6%
    Cherokee
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (33/33)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 2,889 42.1%
    Santorum 1,465 21.4%
    Romney 1,300 19.0%
    Paul 1,114 16.2%
    Cain 26 0.4%
    Other 66 1.0%
    Bamberg
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (13/13)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 512 51.5%
    Romney 262 26.4%
    Santorum 118 11.9%
    Paul 82 8.2%
    Cain 7 0.7%
    Other 13 1.3%
    Hampton
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (18/18)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 580 50.8%
    Romney 266 23.3%
    Santorum 179 15.7%
    Paul 92 8.1%
    Cain 8 0.7%
    Other 16 1.4%
    Edgefield
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (12/12)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 2,103 60.3%
    Romney 645 18.5%
    Santorum 412 11.8%
    Paul 293 8.4%
    Cain 20 0.6%
    Other 16 0.5%
    Colleton
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (32/32)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 2,036 47.2%
    Romney 973 22.5%
    Santorum 785 18.2%
    Paul 436 10.1%
    Cain 33 0.8%
    Other 54 1.3%
    Dorchester
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (74/74)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 6,588 36.8%
    Romney 4,921 27.5%
    Santorum 3,775 21.1%
    Paul 2,297 12.8%
    Cain 199 1.1%
    Other 136 0.8%
    Greenville
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (151/151)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 30,520 39.7%
    Romney 19,570 25.4%
    Santorum 13,509 17.6%
    Paul 12,062 15.7%
    Cain 789 1.0%
    Other 465 0.6%
    Pickens
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (52/52)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 7,885 42.0%
    Romney 3,948 21.0%
    Santorum 3,317 17.7%
    Paul 3,290 17.5%
    Cain 197 1.0%
    Other 139 0.7%
    Orangeburg
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (53/53)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 2,885 47.2%
    Romney 1,591 26.0%
    Santorum 874 14.3%
    Paul 694 11.3%
    Cain 29 0.5%
    Other 45 0.7%
    Dillon
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (20/20)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,061 54.4%
    Romney 412 21.1%
    Santorum 323 16.6%
    Paul 129 6.6%
    Cain 12 0.6%
    Other 14 0.7%
    Newberry
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (30/30)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 2,046 42.8%
    Romney 1,360 28.4%
    Santorum 694 14.5%
    Paul 624 13.0%
    Cain 18 0.4%
    Other 42 0.9%
    Georgetown
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (34/34)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 4,387 45.6%
    Romney 3,239 33.7%
    Santorum 1,146 11.9%
    Paul 679 7.1%
    Cain 91 0.9%
    Other 82 0.9%
    Oconee
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (30/30)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 4,857 37.7%
    Romney 3,461 26.9%
    Santorum 2,220 17.2%
    Paul 2,050 15.9%
    Cain 164 1.3%
    Other 124 1.0%
    York
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (89/89)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 12,001 38.2%
    Santorum 7,561 24.0%
    Romney 7,164 22.8%
    Paul 4,210 13.4%
    Cain 324 1.0%
    Other 187 0.6%
    Jasper
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (14/14)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 857 46.6%
    Romney 532 28.9%
    Santorum 293 15.9%
    Paul 114 6.2%
    Cain 21 1.1%
    Other 21 1.1%
    Richland
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (124/124)
    Votes Percent
    Romney 12,982 37.6%
    Gingrich 10,943 31.7%
    Santorum 5,104 14.8%
    Paul 4,445 12.9%
    Cain 777 2.3%
    Other 232 0.7%
    Berkeley
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (57/57)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 7,673 36.6%
    Romney 5,608 26.8%
    Santorum 4,517 21.6%
    Paul 2,758 13.2%
    Cain 229 1.1%
    Other 151 0.7%
    Calhoun
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (12/12)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 834 44.4%
    Romney 475 25.3%
    Santorum 274 14.6%
    Paul 271 14.4%
    Cain 13 0.7%
    Other 12 0.6%
    Florence
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (64/64)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 7,633 51.3%
    Romney 3,529 23.7%
    Santorum 2,291 15.4%
    Paul 1,212 8.2%
    Cain 82 0.6%
    Other 123 0.8%
    Barnwell
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (15/15)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,074 55.0%
    Romney 438 22.4%
    Santorum 273 14.0%
    Paul 141 7.2%
    Cain 9 0.5%
    Other 19 1.0%
    Beaufort
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (84/84)
    Votes Percent
    Romney 11,726 43.0%
    Gingrich 9,631 35.3%
    Santorum 3,470 12.7%
    Paul 1,880 6.9%
    Cain 325 1.2%
    Other 243 0.9%
    Horry
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (120/120)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 18,340 45.7%
    Romney 12,042 30.0%
    Santorum 5,179 12.9%
    Paul 3,931 9.8%
    Cain 367 0.9%
    Other 303 0.8%
    Kershaw
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (34/34)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 3,271 37.9%
    Romney 2,673 31.0%
    Santorum 1,365 15.8%
    Paul 1,235 14.3%
    Cain 41 0.5%
    Other 48 0.6%
    Fairfield
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (22/22)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 942 41.4%
    Romney 661 29.0%
    Santorum 388 17.0%
    Paul 254 11.2%
    Cain 8 0.4%
    Other 23 1.0%
    Williamsburg
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (28/28)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,274 56.7%
    Romney 496 22.1%
    Santorum 311 13.8%
    Paul 134 6.0%
    Cain 6 0.3%
    Other 25 1.1%
    Charleston
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (182/182)
    Votes Percent
    Romney 16,904 36.0%
    Gingrich 15,271 32.6%
    Santorum 6,831 14.6%
    Paul 6,510 13.9%
    Cain 1,089 2.3%
    Other 294 0.6%
    Lancaster
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (29/29)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 3,857 43.2%
    Santorum 2,067 23.2%
    Romney 2,023 22.7%
    Paul 860 9.6%
    Cain 59 0.7%
    Other 58 0.6%
    Greenwood
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (44/44)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 3,835 42.6%
    Romney 2,137 23.8%
    Paul 1,486 16.5%
    Santorum 1,384 15.4%
    Cain 58 0.6%
    Other 96 1.1%
    Union
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (23/23)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,309 45.5%
    Santorum 559 19.5%
    Romney 498 17.3%
    Paul 459 16.0%
    Cain 14 0.5%
    Other 35 1.2%
    Laurens
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (34/34)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 3,295 41.9%
    Romney 1,577 20.0%
    Santorum 1,455 18.5%
    Paul 1,441 18.3%
    Cain 41 0.5%
    Other 62 0.8%
    Chester
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (22/22)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,328 47.8%
    Santorum 572 20.6%
    Romney 540 19.5%
    Paul 292 10.5%
    Cain 22 0.8%
    Other 22 0.8%
    Darlington
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (32/32)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 3,383 48.8%
    Romney 1,661 24.0%
    Santorum 1,108 16.0%
    Paul 686 9.9%
    Cain 39 0.6%
    Other 53 0.8%
    Lee
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (22/22)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 591 45.0%
    Romney 319 24.3%
    Santorum 227 17.3%
    Paul 156 11.9%
    Cain 5 0.4%
    Other 14 1.1%
    Lexington
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (92/92)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 16,062 36.6%
    Romney 13,485 30.7%
    Santorum 7,910 18.0%
    Paul 5,831 13.3%
    Cain 355 0.8%
    Other 281 0.6%
    McCormick
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (10/10)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 774 50.5%
    Romney 488 31.9%
    Santorum 144 9.4%
    Paul 103 6.7%
    Cain 5 0.3%
    Other 18 1.2%
    Marion
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (17/17)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,169 52.3%
    Romney 572 25.6%
    Santorum 285 12.7%
    Paul 193 8.6%
    Cain 7 0.3%
    Other 10 0.4%
    Marlboro
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (15/15)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 627 47.5%
    Romney 308 23.3%
    Santorum 245 18.5%
    Paul 103 7.8%
    Cain 10 0.8%
    Other 28 2.1%
    Sumter
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (58/58)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 3,644 39.3%
    Romney 2,973 32.0%
    Santorum 1,586 17.1%
    Paul 937 10.1%
    Cain 63 0.7%
    Other 76 0.8%
    Spartanburg
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (98/98)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 15,307 40.1%
    Romney 8,506 22.3%
    Santorum 7,893 20.7%
    Paul 5,917 15.5%
    Cain 330 0.9%
    Other 262 0.7%
    Saluda
    Precincts reporting: 100.0% (18/18)
    Votes Percent
    Gingrich 1,267 47.4%
    Romney 634 23.7%
    Santorum 459 17.2%
    Paul 282 10.6%
    Cain 10 0.4%
    Other 19 0.7%