From our News Partners at WCBD-TV:

The Charleston County Election Commission reports tonight there will be a runoff in the race for democratic candidate for Senate District 42.  Since no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote, Marlon Kimpson received 2100 votes (44.29%) and Maurice Washington 1030 votes (21.72%) the pair advance to a August 27th contest

There were 12 challenged ballots.  The votes will be certified Thursday, August 15 10am at Election Headquarters.

Vote totals

Emmanuel Ferguson 325

Herbert Fielding 285

Marlon KImpson 2100

Margaret Rush 974

Bob Thompson 27

Maurice Washington 1030

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