Tim Scott becomes first African-American elected to Senate from SC
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Sen. Tim ScottTim ScottGOP rep: No ‘artificial crowd’ at my town hall A guide to the committees: Senate Republicans at risk in 2018 steering clear of town halls MORE (R-S.C.) has won election to a full term in the Senate, making him the first African-American elected to the upper chamber from South Carolina.

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Multiple networks have called the race for Scott, who faced token opposition.

He was appointed to the Senate in late 2012, after Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) resigned to head the conservative Heritage Foundation.

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamThe Hill's 12:30 Report Trump takes hatchet to EPA Overnight Finance: Trump budget faces GOP resistance | House panel blocks Dem effort on Trump's business ties | Corporate giants at odds over border tax MORE (R-S.C.) has also won reelection, cruising to victory in the general election after crushing his Tea Party challengers in his primary.