Republican nominee for Congress Katie Arrington high fives a voter at Westview Primary Schools in Goose Creek, S.C., Tuesday, November, 6, 2018.
Republican nominee for Congress Katie Arrington high fives a voter at Westview Primary Schools in Goose Creek, S.C., Tuesday, November, 6, 2018. Mic Smith AP
Republican nominee for Congress Katie Arrington high fives a voter at Westview Primary Schools in Goose Creek, S.C., Tuesday, November, 6, 2018. Mic Smith AP

Bristow Marchant covers politics and government for The State, with more than 10 years’ experience covering South Carolina. He won the S.C. Press Association’s 2015 award for Best Series on a toxic Chester County landfill fire, and was part of The State’s award-winning 2016 election coverage.