Lindsey Graham Fends Off Democratic Challenger

Senator beats Jamie Harrison in South Carolina
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 3, 2020 9:25 PM CST
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Sen. Lindsey Graham after voting Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at the Corinth-Shiloh Fire Dept. in Seneca, S.C.   (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)

(Newser) – Lindsey Graham will keep his Senate seat. The South Carolina Republican fended off a challenge from Democrat Jamie Harrison in Tuesday's election, the AP reports. Harrison had raised a record amount, and the race was reported to be close, but the state remains strongly in support of President Trump and all statewide offices are Republican-held. The Hill notes Graham went from a vocal critic of Trump to a strong supporter over the past four years. (Read more Election 2020 stories.)

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