Live Results: State House Special Elections in New York and South Carolina
By 270toWin Staff
May 24, 2022, 8:18 AM ET
There are two legislative special elections on Tuesday, although only one of them is contested.
New York State Assembly District 58
Democrats hold a large majority in the New York State Assembly. The party controls 105 seats, alongside 43 Republicans and one Independence Party member. Members serve two-year terms. The next regularly scheduled elections will be in November. These will be contested using redistricted boundaries.
District 58 is located in Brooklyn. The prior incumbent, Democrat Nick Perry resigned in March to become Ambassador to Jamaica.
There are three candidates on the ballot. Polls close at 9:00 PM Eastern Time.
South Carolina State House District 18
Republicans hold 80 of 124 seats in the South Carolina State House. Democrats control 43. The next regularly scheduled elections will be in November. These will be contested using redistricted boundaries.
District 18 is located in the northwestern part of the state. Republican Tommy Stringer resigned in January, citing health considerations. He had been in the state House since 2006. Stringer was elected to his final term in 2020, winning 74% to 26%.
No Democrat filed for the race. Alan Morgan won the Republican nomination on March 22 and is the only candidate on the ballot. Polls close at 7:00 PM Eastern Time.