US media reviews: Trump wins major in South Carolina | EUROtoday

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As of: February 25, 2024 4:00 a.m

Donald Trump continues his triumph within the Republican presidential primaries. According to forecasts, the 77-year-old additionally prevailed within the house of his rival Nikki Haley, within the state of South Carolina.

Former US President Donald Trump has gained the first election for the Republican presidential nomination within the state of South Carolina. After about three-quarters of the votes have been counted, he stands at 60.2 p.c, in response to the most recent projections from Edison Research. His opponent Nikki Haley, who was as soon as governor of the conservative state within the southeast of the USA, suffered a defeat as anticipated and is presently at 39.2 p.c.

Trump and Haley fought one other duel in South Carolina for his or her occasion's nomination for the presidential election on November fifth. Anyone who desires to turn into a presidential candidate within the USA should first prevail in inner occasion primaries. The candidates are then formally chosen at occasion conferences in the summertime. The Republican nomination conference will happen in mid-July.

No Governors-Bonus for Haley

Haley, who is taken into account to be considerably extra politically and rhetorically average than Trump, had hoped for a house benefit in South Carolina. The 52-year-old was born right here and was the primary lady to carry the state governorship from 2011 to 2017.

South Carolina is roughly the dimensions of Austria and has greater than 5 million inhabitants. Around 1 / 4 of the inhabitants is black. The South Carolina major was the primary vote in a southern US state. Trump was already virtually 30 share factors forward of Haley in polls in South Carolina.

Trump with a flawless report thus far

In nationwide polls, Trump leads by a transparent margin. The former US ambassador to the United Nations Haley is given little probability of in the end prevailing towards Trump. Trump had already gained the earlier primaries within the states of Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada. Trump supporters have lengthy been urging Haley to drop out of the occasion's inner race.

Despite her renewed defeat, Haley confirmed that she didn’t wish to drop out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. “I said this week that I will continue to run no matter what happens in South Carolina,” she stated. “I am a woman of my word. I am not giving up this fight because a majority of Americans oppose both Donald Trump and Joe Biden.” Now particular consideration is on March fifth, “Super Tuesday”. On this present day, Republican primaries might be held concurrently in 15 states. How lengthy Haley lasts may even rely on whether or not she will be able to proceed to gather sufficient donations.

Apparently no disadvantages because of authorized proceedings

Trump's victory in Haley's homeland as soon as once more underlines the Republican's help among the many occasion base. Despite his authorized issues, he has not misplaced his recognition amongst his supporters. There are 4 prison proceedings towards him, together with due to his makes an attempt to overturn the outcomes of the 2020 presidential election, which he misplaced to Democrat Joe Biden.

The victory in South Carolina makes Trump's candidacy for the Republicans within the November presidential election extra seemingly. As of now, every part factors to a different duel between him and incumbent President Biden. Accordingly, Trump turned his consideration to the presidential election this night. “We will be here on November 5th (…) and we will say: 'Joe, you are fired. Get out of here,'” stated the ex-president at his victory celebration in South Carolina's capital Columbia.

States with totally different Regulate

In the interior occasion primaries, the variety of delegate votes up for grabs varies relying on the occasion and state. How primaries are held varies from state to state. Democrats and Republicans every comply with their very own system.

In South Carolina, occasion supporters selected their favourite at polling stations on Saturday. In just a few different states, voting takes place at small occasion conferences, so-called caucuses.