Unofficial results show Haley carrying the county with 898 votes or 73.79 percent to Gresham Barrett’s 319 votes or 26.21 percent.
Tuesday’s GOP runoff drew a total of 1,227 voters or 261 less than the 1,488 that voted in the June 8 primary.
“The turnout was lower than I’d anticipated,” Union County Election Commission Chairman Keith Vanderford said. “I thought all those who voted the first time and some more would vote this time but they didn’t.”
Fourth Congressional District
An even larger victory was Trey Gowdy’s triumph over incumbent Bob Inglis in the race for the Fourth Congressional District nomination.
Gowdy carried Union County with 955 votes or 78.60 percent to Inglis’ 260 votes or 21.40 percent.
Another landslide victory was in the race for the lieutenant governor’s nomination where Ken Ard received 827 votes or 69.55 percent to Bill Connor’s 362 votes or 30.45 percent
In the race for the attorney general nomination, Alan Wilson received 660 votes or 55.51 percent to Leighton Lord’s 529 votes or 44.49 percent.
State Superintendent Of Education
The evening’s closest race was for State Superintendent of Education where Elizabeth Moffly carried Union County with 632 votes or 54.81 percent to Mick Zais’ 521 votes or 45.19 percent.
The results of Tuesday’s runoff will be certified by the election commission at 10 a.m. Thursday.