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WASHINGTON (News Desk) – After having gained a reasonable lead in New Hampshire, the Republic presidential front runner Donald Trump has outshone other candidates in South Carolina as well.

Meanwhile Hillary Clinton registered second victory in Nevada after thin lead in Iowa and a high margin defeat in New Hampshire.

The development comes just a week ahead of Super Tuesday (March 1, 2016) when about twelve US states will poll for primary elections.

According to US media reports, Donals Trump got 32.50% votes while Marco Rubio earned 22.48% and Ted Cruz, the runner up candidate in Iowa primary, remained third with 22.33% votes.

On the Democrats’ side, Hillary Clinton got 52.7% votes and Bernie Sander could manage to secure 47.2%.

The Republican candidate Jeb Bush, the brother of former US president GW Bush, has opted out of presidential nomination race following defeat in South Carolina primary. He could get only 7% votes in the thirs state after getting just 1% votes in each Iowa and New Hampshire.