POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bill Clinton Effect? Obama Won Majority Of SC Voters Who Decided At The Last Minute

Barack Obama won South Carolina's Democratic Presidential Primary by an overwhelming margin on Saturday.

As expected, Obama won overwhelming among African-American voters and also picked up a reasonable share of the white vote. Exit polls showed that Obama defeated Hillary Clinton 80% to 18% among African-Americans (the final Rasmussen Reports poll of the race showed Obama leading 68% to 16% among African-Americans).

This is similar to the national dynamics as support for Clinton and Obama breaks down along gender and racial lines.

John Edwards and Clinton each attracted 38% of white voters in South Carolina while Obama picked up 24%.

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