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Winner of District 45 seat to be sworn in Tuesday

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

The person filling the state senate seat of Rev. Clementa Pinckney is being sworn in Tuesday.

Margie Bright Matthews takes the oath of office in Columbia at 2:00 p.m.  Pinckney was killed in the Emanuel AME church shooting earlier this year. 

Matthews garnered almost 90 percent of the vote in Senate District 45 election on Oct. 20. 

The district includes parts of six Lowcountry counties reaching from Charleston to Jasper County.

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