SC voters overwhelmingly pick Bright Matthews

Lowcountry voters picked a state senator Tuesday to replace the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney, who was gunned down during the Charleston church massacre.

Democrat Margie Bright Matthews beat Al Fernandez with 88.5 percent of the vote during a special election.

She will represent Senate District 45 which includes parts of Allendale, Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties.

Bright Matthews is an attorney from Colleton County.


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