Wilson wins in SC primary

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 8:59 PM
Last updated 10:30 PM
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COLUMBIA - Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson has claimed his party's nomination for the 2nd Congressional District in the South Carolina Midlands.
Wilson was getting 80 percent of the vote in Tuesday's primary over Phil Black of Lexington County.
Wilson also defeated Black in the previous two GOP primaries in the district.
Wilson is seeking a seventh term in Washington. He has no Democratic opponent in November.
Black had promised that if he was elected he would serve only one term and accept only $38,000 in salary, compared with the $174,000 a year House members make.

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BamaMan
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BamaMan 06/12/12 - 09:08 pm
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Woop Woop!

....and the tide begins, hopefully a tsunami in the end.

KSL
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KSL 06/13/12 - 12:23 am
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Exit polls said he was

Exit polls said he was garnering 80% of the vote. I haven't watched local tv to see the final results. I just know it wasn't the right time to send an idealistic newcomer to DC.

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