American Research Group, Inc.

South Carolina

Presidential primary preference:

South Carolina
Likely Democratic Primary Voters Feb
12-13
Feb
14-16
Feb
16-17
Feb
17-18
Clinton 65% 61% 59% 61%
Sanders 27% 31% 33% 32%
Other 1% 1% 1% 1%
Undecided 7% 7% 7% 5%
*= Less than 1/2 of 1%

 

Preference by self-reported party:

South Carolina
Likely Democratic
Primary Voters
Democrats (77%) Other (23%)
Clinton 64% 51%
Sanders 29% 44%
Other 1% 1%
Undecided 6% 4%

 

Preference by age:

South Carolina
Likely Democratic
Primary Voters
18 to 49 (40%) 50 and older (60%)
Clinton 49% 69%
Sanders 46% 23%
Other 1% 1%
Undecided 4% 7%

 

Preference by sex:

South Carolina
Likely Democratic
Primary Voters
Male (42%) Female (58%)
Clinton 53% 67%
Sanders 44% 24%
Other 1% 1%
Undecided 2% 8%


Preference by race:

South Carolina
Likely Democratic
Primary Voters
African American/
Black(53%)
White (47%)
Clinton 73% 47%
Sanders 19% 48%
Other 1% 1%
Undecided 7% 4%

 


About this Survey -

Survey Sponsor: American Research Group, Inc.

The American Research Group has been conducting surveys of voters since 1985.

Sample Size: 400 completed telephone interviews among a random sample of likely Democratic primary voters living in South Carolina (307 self-reported Democrats and 93 self-reported independents and Republicans).

Sample Dates: February 17-18, 2016

Margin of Error: 5 percentage points, 95% of the time, on questions where opinion is evenly split.

Question Wording:

If the 2016 Democratic presidential primary were being held today between (names rotated) Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, for whom would you vote?

Using a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 meaning that you will definitely not vote in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary and 10 meaning that you will definitely vote in the 2016 Democratic presidential, what number would you give as your chance of voting in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary?

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