COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Republican Rep. Joan Brady has lost her bid for a fifth term to the state House.
COMPLETE ELECTION RESULTS
Democrat Beth Bernstein was defeated Brady with 58 percent of the vote. Bernstein campaigned on reforming state ethics.
Brady sits on the House Ethics Committee, and Bernstein criticized her votes this summer to clear Gov. Nikki Haley of allegations she lobbied while a representative.
Brady has represented northeastern parts of Richland County since her 2004 win. She previously served on Richland County Council and was mayor of Arcadia Lakes.