Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney came out on top in New Hampshire. After the initial results came in following the Iowa caucus, Romney was believed to have won the contest. More than two weeks after the event, however, the final certified vote tally showed former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum finishing ahead.
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) came in second place in New Hampshire and finished third in Iowa.
Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman ended his campaign with South Carolina's primary less than one week away. After a disappointing performance in the first two primary contests of the election season, Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the race just days before the Palmetto State contest.
Check out the live blog below for the latest developments out of South Carolina.
How to vote
Vote-by-mail ballot request deadline: Varies by state
For the Nov 3 election: States are making it easier for citizens to vote absentee by mail this year due to the coronavirus. Each state has its own rules for mail-in absentee voting. Visit your state election office website to find out if you can vote by mail.Get more information
In-person early voting dates: Varies by state
Sometimes circumstances make it hard or impossible for you to vote on Election Day. But your state may let you vote during a designated early voting period. You don't need an excuse to vote early. Visit your state election office website to find out whether they offer early voting.My Election Office
General Election: Nov 3, 2020
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