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Marlon Kimpson wins Democratic Runoff for Senate District 42

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The polls are closed and the results are in for Tuesday's Democratic Runoff Race for State Senate District 42.

According to the Charleston County Election Commission, Marlon Kimpson is the new Democratic Candidate for Senate District 42.  Officials say out of 57 precincts, Kimpson defeated Maurice Washington with a total of 3,070 votes -- that's about 69%. Washington came in second with 1,333 votes, averaging out to about 30% overall.

Kimpson will now face Republican Billy Shuman in a special election on October 1.

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