Between 1912 and 2016 in the state of South Carolina there have been 27 elections of which: 13 have been won by Democrats, 13 won by Republicans, and 1 won by "other parties".

Year Electoral Presidential Candidate Votes Population Votes Turnout Winner
1912 9
D Woodrow Wilson (NJ) 48,357 9 Electoral Votes
R William Howard Taft (OH) 536
O Eugene W. Chafin (IL)
O Theodore Roosevelt (NY) 1,293
O Eugene V. Debs (IN) 164
O Arthur E. Reimer (MA)
1,577,599 50,350 3.19% D
1916 9
R Charles Evans Hughes (NY) 1,550
O Frank Hanly (IN)
D Woodrow Wilson (NJ) 61,846 9 Electoral Votes
O Allan L. Benson (NY) 135
O Arthur E. Reimer (MA) 162
1,701,998 63,693 3.74% D
1920 9
D James M. Cox (OH) 64,170 9 Electoral Votes
O Parley P. Christensen (IL)
O James E. Ferguson (TX)
R Warren G. Harding (OH) 2,610
O Eugene V. Debs (IN) 28
O Aaron S. Watkins (IN)
O Other (XX)
1,683,724 66,808 3.97% D
1924 9
D John W. Davis (WV) 49,008 9 Electoral Votes
O Herman P. Faris (MO)
O Other (XX)
R Calvin Coolidge (MA) 1,123
O Robert M. La Follette (WI) 620
O William Z. Foster (MA)
1,824,163 50,751 2.78% D
1928 9
O Verne L. Reynolds (MI)
D Al Smith (NY) 62,700 9 Electoral Votes
O William Z. Foster (IL)
R Herbert Hoover (CA) 5,858
O Norman Thomas (NY) 47
1,964,602 68,605 3.49% D
1932 8
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 102,347 8 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY) 82
R Herbert Hoover (CA) 1,978
O Other (XX)
1,773,540 104,407 5.89% D
1936 8
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 113,791 8 Electoral Votes
O William Lemke (ND)
O Earl Browder (KS)
R Alfred Landon (KS) 1,646
O Norman Thomas (NY)
1,843,091 115,437 6.26% D
1940 8
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 95,470 8 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY) 2
R Wendell Willkie (NY) 4,360
O Other (XX)
1,899,804 99,832 5.25% D
1944 8
D Franklin D. Roosevelt (NY) 90,601 8 Electoral Votes
O Texas Regulars (TX) 7,799
O Other (XX) 365
R Thomas E. Dewey (NY) 4,610
O Norman Thomas (NY)
1,975,796 103,375 5.23% D
1948 8
R Thomas E. Dewey (NY) 5,386
O Henry A. Wallace (IA) 154
O Other (XX)
D Harry S. Truman (MO) 34,423
O Strom Thurmond (SC) 102,607 8 Electoral Votes
O Norman Thomas (NY) 1
2,051,788 142,571 6.95% O
1952 8
R Dwight D. Eisenhower (NY) 168,082
O Vincent Hallinan (CA)
O Eric Hass (NY)
D Adlai Stevenson (IL) 173,004 8 Electoral Votes
O Stuart Hamblen (TX)
2,159,368 341,086 15.8% D
1956 8
D Adlai Stevenson (IL) 136,372 8 Electoral Votes
O Eric Hass (NY)
R Dwight D. Eisenhower (NY) 75,700
O Other (XX) 88,511
2,244,049 300,583 13.39% D
1960 8
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 188,558
O Eric Hass (NY)
D John Fitzgerald Kennedy (MA) 198,129 8 Electoral Votes
O Other (XX)
2,382,594 386,687 16.23% D
1964 8
R Barry Morris Goldwater (AZ) 309,048 8 Electoral Votes
O Eric Hass (NY)
D Lyndon Baines Johnson (TX) 215,700
O Other (XX)
2,477,898 524,748 21.18% R
1968 8
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 254,062 8 Electoral Votes
O George Corley Wallace (AL) 215,430
D Hubert Horatio Humphrey (MN) 197,486
2,573,201 666,978 25.92% R
1972 8
D George Stanley McGovern (SD) 189,270
O Linda Jenness (GA)
R Richard Milhous Nixon (CA) 478,427 8 Electoral Votes
O John G. Schmitz (CA) 10,166
2,642,326 677,863 25.65% R
1976 8
R Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (MI) 346,140
O Roger MacBride (VT)
D James Earl Carter, Jr. (GA) 450,825 8 Electoral Votes
O Eugene McCarthy (MN)
2,745,947 796,965 29.02% D
1980 8
D James Earl Carter, Jr. (GA) 427,560
O Ed Clark (CA) 4,975
R Ronald Wilson Reagan (CA) 441,207 8 Electoral Votes
O John Bayard Anderson (IL) 14,150
3,121,820 887,892 28.44% R
1984 8
R Ronald Wilson Reagan (CA) 615,539 8 Electoral Votes
O David Bergland (CA) 4,360
D Walter Frederick Mondale (MN) 344,470
3,246,693 964,369 29.7% R
1988 8
D Michael Stanley Dukakis (MA) 370,554
O Lenora Fulani (PA) 4,077
R George Herbert Walker Bush (TX) 606,443 8 Electoral Votes
O Ronald Ernest Paul (TX) 4,935
3,371,566 986,009 29.24% R
1992 8
R George Herbert Walker Bush (TX) 577,507 8 Electoral Votes
O Andre Verne Marrou (AK) 2,719
D William Jefferson Clinton (AR) 479,514
O Henry Ross Perot (TX) 138,872
O Other (XX) 3,915
3,556,437 1,202,527 33.81% R
1996 8
O Other (XX) 3,291
D William Jefferson Clinton (AK) 504,051
O Henry Ross Perot (TX) 64,386
O Harry Browne (TN) 4,271
R Robert Joseph Dole (KS) 573,458 8 Electoral Votes
O Ralph Nader (CT)
3,695,905 1,149,457 31.1% R
2000 8
D Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. (TN) 565,561
O Pat Buchanan (VA) 3,519
O Howard Phillips (VA) 1,682
O Other (XX)
R George Walker Bush (TX) 785,937 8 Electoral Votes
O Ralph Nader (CT) 20,200
O Harry Browne (TN) 4,876
O John Hagelin (IA) 942
4,012,012 1,382,717 34.46% R
2004 8
O Other (XX) 2,124
D John Forbes Kerry (MA) 661,699
O Michael Badnarik (TX) 3,608
O David Cobb (TX) 1,488
R George Walker Bush (TX) 937,974 8 Electoral Votes
O Ralph Nader (CT) 5,520
O Michael Peroutka (MD) 5,317
4,172,492 1,617,730 38.77% R
2008 8
R John Sidney McCain (AZ) 1,034,896 8 Electoral Votes
O Robert Laurence Barr (GA) 7,283
O Cynthia McKinney (GA) 4,461
D Barack Hussein Obama (IL) 862,449
O Ralph Nader (CT) 5,053
O Charles Obadiah Baldwin (FL) 6,827
O Other (XX)
4,332,973 1,920,969 44.33% R
2012 9
D Barack Hussein Obama (IL) 865,941
O Gary Johnson (NM) 16,321
O Other (XX) 4,765
R Mitt Romney (MA) 1,071,645 9 Electoral Votes
O Jill Stein (MA) 5,446
4,717,871 1,964,118 41.63% R
2016 9
O Jill Stein (MA) 13,034
R Donal Trump (NY) 1,155,389 9 Electoral Votes
O Evan McMullin (UT) 21,016
O Gary Johnson (NM) 49,204
D Hillary Clinton (NY) 855,373
4,902,886 2,094,016 42.71% R