Joe Biden is projected to win the South Carolina primary (Image: GETTY)
Mr Biden has run three presidential campaigns, previously in 1988, 2008 and 2016 and never won a primary or a caucus. A few weeks ago, after poor showings in the initial state battles, commentators speculated Mr Biden would pull out of after this primary. On current results at the time of writing, Mr Biden has 48.45 percent of the vote.
Hard left initial trailblazer Bernie Sanders is second with 19.91 percent.
Pete Buttigeig and Elizabeth Warren have failed to hit the 10 percent mark as of yet.
So far 99.87 percent of precincts have declared.
Mr Biden is believed to have won in every county within the state.
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