Rep. Tim Scott to fill Jim DeMint’s seat in Senate

December 17, 2012
(Grace Beahm/The Post and Courier via AP)

Rep. Tim Scott (R) will be the next U.S. senator from South Carolina, The Post has confirmed.

Gov. Nikki Haley (R) will announce that she will appoint Scott to replace outgoing Sen. Jim Demint (R) in a noon ET news conference. 

The Fix has the full details. 

Natalie Jennings is a Web producer for PostTV.
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