SLIDESHOW: Meet the candidates in the special election for SC Senate 20 seat
(WIS) - Seven candidates are running in a special election for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June.
The following people are running for the office, with the primary happening on Aug. 14 and the general election happening on Nov. 6:
- Dick Harpootlian (Democrat)
- Christian Stegmaier (Republican)
- Bill Turbeville (Republican)
- Benjamin Dunn (Republican)
- John Holler (Republican)
- Kyle Lacio (Democrat)
- Dayna Alane Smith (Democrat)
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. To find your polling place, click here. If it is necessary, a primary runoff will happen on Aug. 28.
SC Senate 20 covers area of Lexington and Richland counties including Columbia, Irmo, Lake Murray, Seven Oaks and St. Andrews.
Check back for more details and election results.
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