Gowensville precinct elects Trump, Gowdy, Scott and Corbin Tuesday

Published 10:00 pm Friday, November 11, 2016

GOWENSVILLE – The Gowensville precinct in Greenville County turned out to polling places Tuesday and chose Donald Trump for president, Trey Gowdy for U.S. Congress, Tim Scott for U.S. Senate and Tom Corbin for State Senate.

The county voted for Trump with 59.36 percent and 125,595 votes against Hillary Clinton’s 34.66 percent and 73,338 votes in the presidential race. The Gowensville precinct gave Trump 961 votes and Clinton 181 votes.

Scott was chosen as U.S. senator with 1,232,777 votes against Thomas Dixon’s 738,194 votes in South Carolina. Greenville County voted Scott in with 140,992 votes versus Dixon’s 61,414 votes. The Gowensville precinct gave Scott 977 votes for the U.S. Senate race compared to Dixon’s 140 votes.

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South Carolina voted for Gowdy with 197,928 votes against Chris Fedalei’s 91,326 votes and Michael Chandler’s 5,073 votes in the U.S. House of Representatives District 4 race.

Gowdy was high vote getter in Greenville County against Fedalei with 66.50 percent and 122,269 votes against Fedalei’s 31.64 percent and 58,167 votes. Chandler received 1.77 percent and 3,231 votes. Gowdy received 979 votes from the Gowensville precinct opposed to Fedalei’s 159 votes and Chandler’s 21 votes.

Tom Corbin was chosen in Greenville County in the State Senate District 5 race with 29,296 votes. The Gowensville precinct supplied 1,028 of those votes. He was running unopposed.