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SCantiGOP

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We won the SC legislature (well, kinda)

Bad news: Rs still have roughly a 2:1 majority in the State House.

Depressing News: 2/3 of the races were not even contested, about as many Dems and Rs, which shows how completely the state is gerrymandered.

GOOD NEWS: We flipped 2 House seats and they flipped one, for a net gain for the Democrats. State Senate didn't run this year except for one special election (an R 20+ year incumbent had to resign to go to prison) and we flipped it.

side note: 2 of the 3 seats that flipped were in Congressional District 1, where Joe Cunningham won a surprising victory to take Mark Sanford's old seat where Trump had helped a horrible Tea Party woman to win the nomination in the primary. This almost certainly is a result of all the new and energized voters that came out to flip the US House seat.

Summarize this election in 3 words:

My son just challenged me with this.
His answer?

TRUMP VERSUS OBAMA

That should be enough to energize anyone, even those firmly on the fence, to get to the polls tomorrow.
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