Voters in Senate District 41 may go to the polls from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today to choose a state senator who will serve out the final few months of Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell’s old Senate term.
They will choose between Green Party candidate Sue Edward, Republican Walter Hundley and Democrat Paul Tinkler.
Turnout is expected to be light because it’s the only election today and there’s also a chance of showers.
The district includes a small portion of North Charleston, much of West Ashley and James Island as well as Kiawah and Seabrook islands.
The winner, who could be sworn in as early as Friday, is not expected to participate in a legislative session. The Nov. 6 Senate 41 race will decide who represents the district when the next legislative session starts in January.
McConnell resigned his Senate seat earlier this term to take the oath of office as lieutenant governor after Ken Ard pleaded guilty to ethics violations and stepped down.
Reach Robert Behre at 937-5771.