If you missed the election day ON-AIR smack down that came after caller 'Frank' claimed 'soccer mom' Candace wasn't ready for state politics and would be 'eaten alive' .... well, then, you better take a listen:
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Dorchester County Republican Chairman Steven Wright announces Robby Robbins the winner ofTuesday night’s primary in SC House District 97.
Robbins will face Democratic nominee ReZaun Lewis in May’s special election.
“Congratulations to Robby Robbins on his victory in the Republican Primary for State House District 97. The Dorchester County GOP is positioned and prepared to marshall all resources to ensure we keep this seat in Republican Control. South Carolina is on the move, and we must ensure District 97 sends a representative who stands for our conservative values,” Wright said. “I want to thank Candace Jennings for offering herself for public service. Anyone who is willing to step forward during this critical time in the history of our state and country must be commended.”
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VOTER TURNOUT 4.71%
Ballots Cast: 1,571 Registered Voters: 33,324
This State House of Representatives District 97 seat represents 26 precincts that stretched across three counties which are Berkeley, Dorchester and Colleton.
REP State House of Representatives District 97
Counties Reporting: 100 %
Candace Jennings 41.24% 647
Robby Robbins 58.76% 922
TOTAL VOTES COUNTED: 1,569
A total of 225 vote difference is what separated Jennings and Robbins from victory.