Loftis Wins GOP Primary

Special election March 26

Lee Rogers
January 23, 2019 - 7:29 am
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Greenville -  Voters in Greenville county picked a Republican candidate in a primary to fill a vacant state Senate seat. William Timmons gave up his seat in the South Carolina Senate when he was elected as the new 4th District Congressman in November. 

Lee Rogers

Greenville Rep. Dwight Loftis won the primary with 55% of the vote defeating Greenville City Councilwoman Amy Ryburg Doyle and Greenville businessman Jeffrey Stringer.

Loftis will face Democrat Tina Belge in the special election on March 26. 

Below are the unofficial results from the Greenville County Election Commission.

                                                       VOTES PERCENT

           PRECINCTS COUNTED (OF 40) .  .  .  .  .        38   95.00
           REGISTERED VOTERS - TOTAL .  .  .  .  .           71,294
           BALLOTS CAST - TOTAL.  .  .  .  .  .  .                    6,388
           VOTER TURNOUT - TOTAL  .  .  .  .  .  .                   8.96

          State Senate District 6
      
           Amy Ryberg Doyle (REP) .  .  .  .  .  .            2,569   40.35
           Dwight A Loftis (REP)  .  .  .  .  .  .                3,528   55.41
           Jeffrey Stringer (REP) .  .  .  .  .  .                      270    4.24
                   Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .                              6,367

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