Party chair of the South Carolina Republican Party
Drew McKissick was an at-large delegate to the 2016 Republican National Convention from South Carolina. All 50 delegates from South Carolina were bound to support Donald Trump for one ballot at the convention. As of July 13, 2016, Trump had approximately 1,542 delegates. The winner of the Republican nomination needed the support of 1,237 delegates. Trump formally won the nomination on July 19, 2016.