I know our alumni Jack isn’t active here anymore but I’m sure he was amused at this House race result….
In a stunning upset, a Democrat has won South Carolina’s coastal 1st Congressional District for the first time in 40 years.
Political newcomer Joe Cunningham narrowly defeated Republican state Rep. Katie Arrington Tuesday, flipping from red to blue a district that Republican President Donald Trump won by 13 points just two years ago. The Associated Press called the tight race at 2 a.m. Wednesday.
The 36-year-old Charleston attorney’s victory — by 3,509 votes out of 268,111, or 1.4 percent — gives South Carolina two Democrats in Congress for the first time since former House Budget Committee chairman John Spratt, D-York, was voted out of office in 2010…..