The runoff for governor is not the only race on ballots Tuesday.
GOP Congressional races include the 1st District, where black Republican Tim Scott faces Paul Thurmond, the son of Strom Thurmond who died seven years ago. There hasn’t been a black Republican congressman since Oklahoma’s J.C. Watts retired in 2003.
The Upstate’s 4th Congressional Distrist incumbent Bob Inglis will face Solicitor Trey Gowdy. And South Carolina House member Jeff Duncan faces businessman Richard Cash in the 3rd District race. Congressman Gresham Barrett ran for Governor.
Florence County Councilman Ken Ard is in the Republican runoff for lieutenant governor against Orangeburg attorney Bill Connor.
Midlands attorneys Leighton Lord and Alan Wilson face off in the GOP nomination for Attorney General. They ran neck-and-neck on June 8th.
And in the Republican runoff for education superintendent, retired army general and outgoing Newberry College president Mick Zais takes on Elizabeth Moffly, owner of Moffly Construction and Real Estate, who homeschools two of her children.