Grooms: Voters responded to positive message

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Sen. Larry Grooms greets supporters at Bighorns restaurant in North Charleston Tuesday night. FRANK JOHNSON

At the end of a long day of campaigning, State Sen. Larry Grooms of Bonneau finished in third place Tuesday – and close enough to trigger an automatic recount.
Curtis Bostic is currently in second place to first place finisher Mark Sanford in the First Congressional District GOP primary. While it would seem unlikely that a 400-vote difference could change between Grooms and Bostic, stranger things have happened.
Still, Grooms was all smiles Tuesday night at Bighorns restaurant in North Charleston, where he greeted supporters and spoke with members of the media.
“It's been a long, action-packed day,” said Grooms, who appeared with his wife, Carol, and young son Jack by his side. “Mark Sanford and Curtis Bostic ran a wonderful campaign.”
Grooms said voters rewarded the positive campaigns of he, Sanford and Bostic.
“It's been a wonderful journey,” said Grooms, who added that it remains to be seen what will happen in the recount.
The winner of the Republican primary will face Democrat Elizabeth Colbert-Busch in the general election.


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