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The Clemson University Palmetto Poll is a university-based, statewide public opinion survey. Its purpose is to contribute to the public dialogue among South Carolinians by acquiring and disseminating information about the attitudes, behaviors, and characteristics of South Carolinians.

February 25, 2016 - Clinton will win by wide margin in South Carolina, Palmetto Poll shows

Hillary Clinton will win Saturday’s South Carolina Democratic primary by a wide margin, according to the results of the latest Clemson University Palmetto Poll. The survey of likely voters showed 64 percent said they will vote for Clinton and 14 percent for Bernie Sanders. Twenty-two percent said they are undecided.

The margin of error is plus or minus 3 percent. The telephone poll of 650 likely voters was taken between Saturday and Thursday. The Palmetto Poll respondents were those who said they plan to vote in this election and have voted in two of the last three statewide primaries. The Palmetto Poll results show she will do better in South Carolina than in any other state. (Read full media release)