Turnout light on James Island in Congress runoff

(L to R) Mark Sanford checks in with pole workers Naomi Washington and Janet Richey as he prepares to vote at precinct seven in downtown Charleston. (Brad Nettles/postandcourier.com) 4/2/13 Buy this photo

Turnout was only 5 percent at midday at James Island Charter High School, home to five precincts taking part in the Republican's 1st Congressional District runoff between Curtis Bostic and Mark Sanford.

READ MORE:

Go to postandcourier.com/first-district for additional coverage.

“It was a big debate but I finally ended up going with the experience he has,” said voter Jana Fine, 60, in explaining her vote for former governor Mark Sanford.

On the opposite side, Carol Crusenberry, 75, voted for Bostic, her former attorney. Plus, she added, “he's a good Christian man.”

Polls are open until 7 p.m.

Comments { }

Postandcourier.com is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. Postandcourier.com does not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not postandcourier.com. If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full Terms and Conditions.