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4 Republicans vying for lieutenant governor

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Republican race for lieutenant governor in South Carolina features the son of a popular governor, a retired Kiawah Island developer, a former attorney general, and a retired Army chaplain.

Voters will choose Tuesday between Mike Campbell, Pat McKinney, Henry McMaster and Ray Moore. If one fails to get more than 50 percent of the votes, the top two candidates will square off June 24.

All four want to boost the prominence of a job largely viewed as ceremonial, calling the No. 2 spot the state's most underutilized office.

They are vying for a job soon to be vacated by Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell, whose new job as president of the College of Charleston starts July 1.

The primary winner will face Democratic state Rep. Bakari Sellers in November.

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