Watson to challenge Rice in November for 7th Congressional seat

Watson to challenge Rice in November for 7th Congressional seat
Melissa Watson will face Tom Rice in November's general election. (Source: Melissa Watson)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Democratic challenger Melissa Watson will face Republican Congressman Tom Rice in November for South Carolina’s 7th Congressional District seat.

According to the Associated Press, Watson amassed just over 50% of the unofficial results and defeated fellow challengers Robert Williams and William “Cowboy” Williams.

Rice was unopposed in the June 9 primary.

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