This issue includes information regarding results from Tuesday’s primary runoff races for Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Republican and Democrat candidates for State Superintendent of Education, and Democrat South Carolina House of Representatives District 54 for the general election in November.
Primary Election Results
McMaster bests Campbell in GOP runoff for lieutenant governor
Former S.C. Attorney General Henry McMaster soundly defeated Mike Campbell, son of the late GOP icon and S.C. governor, in Tuesday’s Republican Party runoff for lieutenant governor. Read more here.
Molly Spearman, Tom Thompson to battle for SC superintendent of education
Republican Molly Spearman and Democrat Tom Thompson won landslide victories in their party runoffs Tuesday for S.C. superintendent of education. Read more here.
State Constitutional Officers
1. Lieutenant Governor
Mike Campbell 36% 48,671
Henry McMaster 64% 85,006 (Winner)
2. State Superintendent of Education
Sheila C Gallagher 59% 23,383 (Winner)
Tom Thompson 41% 16,130
Sally Atwater 43% 57,258
Molly Spearman 57% 76,379 (Winner)
South Carolina House of Representatives
1. District 54 – Democrat - Runoff
Pat Henegan 65% 2,377 (Winner)
Greg Ohanesian 34% 1,269