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How national politics fueled a ‘red wave’ to keep Republicans in power in South Carolina

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Furman University Politics and International Affairs Professor Danielle Vinson

The Greenville News cites data from the State Election Commission that shows 54.8 percent of South Carolina voters cast ballots in the midterm elections. And the turnout was even greater in Greenville County at 57 percent. Furman University Politics and International Affairs Professor Danielle Vinson was quoted in an article about the results, saying voters’ strong sentiments about Trump no doubt played a role in the high numbers at the polling stations.

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