Multiple Media outlets Calling the South Carolina Race for Mark Sanford

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has redeemed a political career sidelined by scandal by winning his old congressional seat.

Sanford defeated Elizabeth Colbert (KOHL'-buhrt) Busch Tuesday in the state's 1st Congressional District. Colbert Busch is the sister of political satirist Stephen Colbert (kohl-BEHR'). With 71 percent of precincts reporting, Sanford has 54 percent of the vote.

Read it all. Also, a USA Today article is there.

Filed under: * Economics, PoliticsPolitics in GeneralHouse of Representatives* South Carolina

Posted May 7, 2013 at 8:40 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Ad Orientem wrote:

If someone had changed their name to “none of the above” and run, they would have been elected in a landslide. I feel badly for the people of SC. They have been ill served by both parties with such lousy candidates

May 8, 1:31 am | [comment link]
2. Dan Crawford wrote:

That seems to be a consistent trend in SC. As in the other 50 states.

May 8, 2:55 pm | [comment link]
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