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Nancy Mace, Mark Smith head to runoff after District 99 Republican Primary

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Nancy Mace and Mark Smith will be heading to a runoff following Tuesday's District 99 Republican Primary. 

Mace received a total of 1,290 votes to Smith's 714 votes. 

Residents in Charleston and Berkeley counties voted in Tuesday's Primary. 

The winner of the runoff, which will be in two weeks, will face Democrat Cindy Boatwright. The special election for District 99 is Jan 16. 

The seat, held by former State Rep. Jim Merrill, represents Mount Pleasant, Daniel Island, Hanahan, Wando and Goose Creek.

Below is a rundown of Tuesday's votes. 

Candidate Berkeley  Charleston  Total  Percent
Jarrod Brooks 184 44 228 8.8%
Nancy Mace (RUNOFF) 930 360 1,290 49.5%
Shawn Pinkston 304 69 373 14.3%
Mark Smith (RUNOFF) 290 424 714 27.4%

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