Joe Cunningham wins Democratic nod in SC 1st Congressional district

Joe Cunningham speaks after his win the night of the election. (WCIV).png

Columbia, S.C. (AP) — Joe Cunningham has won the Democratic nomination in South Carolina's coastal 1st Congressional District.

The construction lawyer and yoga studio owner defeated Toby Smith on Tuesday and will go on to face a Republican in November's general election.

The district, which includes Charleston and the southern coast, has not elected a Democrat since 1978.

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