- South Carolina is important in the GOP process to choose the 45th president because it is the first primary in the South, and it is the first time presidential candidates can be vetted by a variety of conservative voters – those who are in the military or have strong fiscal, social or financial beliefs.
- For this latest Winthrop Poll, callers surveyed 828 South Carolina residents by landline and cell phones between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7. Results which use all respondents have a margin of error of approximately +/- 3.4% at the 95% confidence level.
Winthrop University, "Latest Winthrop Poll is Out: S.C. Favors Trump" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 229.