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RUNOFF RESULTS: Wooten wins SC House runoff election for District 69

Chris Wooten (Source: WIS) Chris Wooten (Source: WIS)
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

Chris Wooten is now the Republican nominee for the South Carolina State House of Representatives District 69 seat that was left vacant by former representative Rick Quinn following a corruption investigation.

The people of Lexington County have spoken, giving Wooten a victory with 55 percent of the votes counted in Tuesday's runoff election. 

Wooten is currently running unopposed for the seat, which will be decided in a general election on May 1. However, a Democratic competitor could emerge before the general election and the public has the option to write in a candidate.

House Seat 69 covers portions of Lexington and West Columbia up to portions of the Lexington side of Lake Murray. 

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