November 7, 2018 •
Henry McMaster to Remain Governor of South Carolina
Republican Henry McMaster defeated Democrat James Smith to become governor of South Carolina.
With 99 percent of precincts reporting, McMaster beat Smith 54 percent to 45 percent.
McMaster is the former Attorney General and Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina.
He became governor of South Carolina in 2017 when Nikki Haley was appointed Ambassador to the United Nations.
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