- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 9, 2017

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - A city councilwoman has won the Democratic nomination for a vacant seat in the South Carolina House.

Unofficial returns show that Spartanburg City Councilwoman Rosalyn Henderson Myers won a primary runoff Tuesday, getting 58 percent of the vote.

She defeated attorney Mo Abusaft, who had nearly 52 percent of the vote.

Myers will face Republican Mike Fowler in a Sept. 26 special election to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Democratic Rep. Harold Mitchell in May.

Myers is also an attorney and has been a member of city council since 2015.

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