Cunningham Wins Democratic Nomination in SC House Dist. 1

June 12, 2018, 9:35 pm EST | Share:

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.