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Dem Congressional Candidate Wins Primary Despite Revelations of Spousal Abuse

Archie Parnell, a Democratic congressional candidate in South Carolina, won the Democratic primary Tuesday night in a landslide weeks after it was publicly revealed that he abused his wife in the 1970s.
Parnell, who has admitted to hurting his ex-wife, received 60 percent of the vote against his three Democratic opponents, according to Politico. This win comes after Parnell faced a wave of criticism in May when court records came to light showing he inflicted “acts of physical cruelty” on his spouse at the time.
Parnell’s ex-wife, Kathleen Parnell, said their marriage fell apart in 1973 after he made “unwarranted accusations” and became violent, according to divorce records obtained by the Post and Courier.
In October 1973, Archie Parnell, then a University of South Carolina student, was locked out of some friends’ apartment to protect Kathleen Parnell, who was staying there. At 2 a.m., Archie Parnell used a tire iron to break a glass door, the complaint said.

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