Moody-Lawrence defeats King

State Rep. Bessie Moody-Lawrence narrowly defeated challenger John King Tuesday in the Democratic primary for the District 49 seat in the S.C. House of Representatives. She faces on challenger in the November general election.

• State House 49

John King-788

Bessie Moody-Lawrence-713

• State House 45

Alston DeVenny-1,112

Donald Huffman-402

• State House 29

Marcia Duncan-1,125

Danny Stacy-1,501