WATCH: Reps. Joe Cunningham and Nancy Mace participate in SC01 candidate forum

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Tuesday marks one week until the General Election, and two candidates in the state’s most-watched race participated in a forum for South Carolina’s First Congressional District.

State Representative Nancy Mace and incumbent Congressman Joe Cunningham both answered questions during the forum hosted by the Rotary Club of Charleston.

The event’s format, which was held at Hall’s Signature Events in downtown Charleston, included three rounds of questions. The candidate who drew the question will have up to 90 seconds to respond.

Organizers say the questions were submitted by members of the Rotary Club of Charleston and will include a variety of topics like COVID-19, healthcare, Medicaid, off-shore drilling, tax policy, voting and infrastructure.

Each candidate will also have 90 seconds to close.

The event will be streamed online in this article and at

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