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Buttigieg receives 0 percent support from likely black voters in South Carolina: poll

Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg received zero percent support among likely African African primary voters in South Carolina, according to a new poll.

Buttigieg — a previously little-known Indiana mayor who otherwise is getting enough support to put him among the contenders — recently visited South Carolina where he admitted to the crowd that he’s not very well known to voters in the Palmetto State.

“Out here, people are just getting to know me, and trust, in part is a function of quality time, and we are racing against time,” Buttigieg told the audience at an event in Orangeburg, South Carolina, according to CNN.

The Post & Courier poll of 595 likely Democratic primary voters in South Carolina found that Former Vice President Joe Biden garnered the most support of black voters with 58 percent.

Senator Bernie Sanders was second with 15 percent, while Senator Kamala Harris was third with 12 percent, the poll said.

African Americans in the state comprise about two-thirds of South Carolina’s Democratic primary votes.

Buttigieg fared better among likely white voters with 18 percent support.

With all voters polled, the South Bend mayor received 8 percent support – good enough for fourth place in the crowded Democratic primary field.

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