Count on a comparatively early evening Saturday in South Carolina, the place President Biden faces scant opposition within the first official Democratic main of the cycle. Polls will shut at 7 p.m. Jap time, and outcomes must be out there not lengthy after. Information media shops will most definitely call the race earlier than all of the votes are counted on Saturday evening.
The Related Press will name a winner within the race after the primary outcomes are reported by the state. In 2020, The A.P. called the Democratic main proper at 7 p.m. for Mr. Biden, who gained the state with 54 % of the vote. This yr, Mr. Biden is main polls with an even larger margin and he faces far fewer opponents.
Elections officers will most definitely rely almost all of the ballots earlier than the top of the evening. In 2020, South Carolina elections officers counted 98 % of the vote earlier than they paused for the evening at 12:17 a.m., in keeping with The A.P.
These outcomes might be unofficial till after the election is licensed, which can happen on the Thursday after Major Day.