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Matthews wins Democratic runoff for SC District 45 Senate Seat

South Carolina -

Margie Bright Matthews has won the Democratic runoff for South Carolina’s District 45 Senate Seat.

She beat out fellow Colleton County Democrat Kenneth Hodges.

Bright Matthews will face Republican Alberto Fernandez in the election on Oct. 20th.

The Senate Seat was left vacant after Reverend and Senator Clementa Pickney was killed in June during the Charleston Church shooting. 

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