Biden’s South Carolina win dimmed by 4% turnout: ‘Don’t think we’re building a new blue wall’

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA — President Joe Biden may have had a landslide victory in South Carolina that put to rest lingering doubts about his march to the Democratic nomination, but concerns remain about excitement for November.

While black early voting numbers were strong, overall turnout on Saturday was abysmal at 4%, with even one of Biden’s top allies acknowledging he’ll have a hard time counting on the South for any pickup opportunities in the general election, where he’ll most likely face a rematch with former President Donald Trump.

Despite Democratic Party efforts to get voters to the polls to show enthusiasm for Biden and his choice to make South Carolina the kick-off state
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