Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Tim Scott: First African American elected to US Senate from S.C.

[SOURCE] U.S. Sen. Tim Scott on Tuesday became the first African-American elected to the Senate from South Carolina and the first black elected to a statewide office since Reconstruction.

Scott, a Republican, defeated his black Democratic challenger, Joyce Dickerson of Columbia, and Tega Cay's Jill Bossi, a candidate in the newly formed American Party, according to The Associated Press.

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