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County district seats
Two county seats will expire this year including District 2, currently held by Scott Singer who is not seeking reelection and District 1, held by Kathy Rawls who is looking to keep her seat.
District 2 candidates include business owner and Republican Mike Stake and former chief financial officer, Newtown, New Jersey, town manager and Republican Camille Furgiuele. Rawls' only opponent for the District 1 seat is former law enforcement employee Ron Felder.
S.C. House District 84
Four Republican candidates and one Democratic candidate are running to represent S.C. House District 84, currently held by Roland Smith, who is set to retire when his term expires in January. Candidates include Republicans Chris Corley, Adam Mestres, Rick Turnbull and Lance Weaver, and Democrat Rosie Berry.
US Senate and House of Representatives
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., defeated his six opponents in the primary, according to unofficial election results. His opponents were Columbia Pastor Det Bowers who, according to USA Today, is the best-funded of Graham's competitors; Charleston business owner Nancy Mace; S.C. Sen. Lee Bright, R-Spartanburg; Anderson County businessman Richard Cash; Orangeburg attorney Bill Conner; and Columbia attorney Benjamin Dunn.
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., defeated Eddie McCain in the House Republican primary. Democrat candidate Phil Black is ahead of Ed Greenleaf with 55 percent of the vote.
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., wins the Republican primary, and Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson wins the Democratic Primary.
Other state races
Other state races include lieutenant governor, state superintendent of education, state treasurer, adjunct general and commissioner of agriculture.