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Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has been reelected to a fourth term, serving South Carolina.

The Associated Press called the race around 10 p.m. Tuesday, with ballots statewide showing Graham leading with 55 percent versus Harrison's 43 percent. 

The race between the two candidates was one of the most talked-about contests, garnering a large amount of national attention. More than $100 million was spent between the two campaigns. 

Harrison, who entered the race in May of 2019, was shown to be in an approximate tie with Graham at some points leading up to the election, according to polls. He criticized Graham regarding his closeness to President Donald Trump and his stance on healthcare.

Cola Daily prompted both candidates with a set of questions as to why they would be more qualified for the position. Graham said his "experience speaks for itself," calling himself consistently conservative, with a reputation of working across the aisle to find common ground, and "getting things done." Harrison claimed he was the better candidate because he "understands the challenges of South Carolinians across the state." Harrison referenced his learning experiences and successes during his time working as an advisor to Congressman Jim Clyburn.

The debates between the two candidates gained nearly a million views on YouTube.

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