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.


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“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.

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