Tom Rice wins US House District 7

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Election results released Tuesday night indicate Tom Rice won the US House District 7 seat.

US House District 7 includes all of Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Georgetown, Horry, Marlboro and Marion Counties and most of Florence County.

Democrat Mal Hyman won 39 percent of the vote, while Republican incumbent Tom Rice won 61 percent of the vote.

In 2012, Rice was elected the first Congressman for South Carolina’s new 7th district. Tom serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and the Oversight, Human Resources and Social Security Subcommittees.