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Voter turnout in South Carolina surges on Election Day

Photo of round red, white and blue buttons that read "Vote 2020"

Politics reporter Kirk Brown of the Independent Mail says South Carolina’s voter-turnout percentage may be among the highest in decades. He turned to Furman’s Danielle Vinson, a politics and international affairs professor, to explain why. She said, “People do realize that elections have consequences and they care about those consequences.” Vinson also noted the high-profile U.S. Senate race between Republican Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison.

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