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Donald Trump dominates latest poll of SC voters

Donald Trump speaks in Bluffton (Photo Source: WIS) Donald Trump speaks in Bluffton (Photo Source: WIS)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The latest poll of South Carolina Republican voters shows Donald Trump increasing the lead he's already showing in national surveys.

The Monmouth University Poll says 30% of likely Republican primary voters support Trump. The GOP front-runner doubled the support of his closest competitor, Dr. Ben Carson. The poll results show Republican-leaning voters in the Palmetto State are looking for a president who doesn't represent the status quo of Washington politics.

Trump led the way with 30% support, followed by Dr. Ben Carson at 15%. Jeb Bush (9%), Marco Rubio (6%), Carly Fiorina (6%), Ted Cruz (5%), Scott Walker (4%) and South Carolina's U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (4%) all failed to reach double-digits.

John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, and Rand Paul each got 3% of the vote. The poll results also show 11% of voters haven't made up their minds yet.

See the full poll results at monmouth.edu/polling.

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