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Graham, Hutto headed to Nov. election

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A voter casts her ballot in Greenville County. (June 10, 2014/FOX Carolina) A voter casts her ballot in Greenville County. (June 10, 2014/FOX Carolina)

Voters across the state of South Carolina headed to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on who they want to see on the ballot come November.

The polls opened at 7 a.m. for the South Carolina primary, and voters had the chance to speak up about Republican and Democratic candidates for a variety of local, statewide and federal races.


Both of South Carolina's U.S. Senate seats were in contest this year for the Republican and Democratic parties. Incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican, defeated six challengers -- Det Bowers, Lee Bright, Richard Cash, Bill Connor, Benjamin Dunn and Nancy Mace -- and avoided a runoff in the race for the GOP ballot spot. Brad Hutto defeated Jay Stamper for the Democratic nomination.

Sen. Tim Scott, a Republican, kept his name on the GOP ballot for the seat he has held since Gov. Nikki Haley chose him to replace former Sen. Jim DeMint. He will face off against Democrat Joyce Dickerson in November.

Click here for complete election results from across the state.

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