An analysis of House runoffs in South Carolina dating back to 1998 shows that the candidate who finished first in the primary won nearly two-thirds of the subsequent one-on-one campaigns.
"It's natural for her to run because she has skills and something to offer society. I am professionally ridiculous. So I just hope that what I do for a living doesn't sully her good character."
Mark Sanford is sorry. He wants your forgiveness and, as importantly, he wants your vote in the South Carolina 1st district special election next month.
The Fix names the winners of our contest.
The former governor will try to reclaim his political career with a run for the House seat he held more than a decade ago.
Scott will become the only African-American in the Senate and the first black Republican senator since the 1970s.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) has narrowed her list of potential Senate appointees down to five -- a list that includes former state first lady Jenny Sanford.
Haley's decision is totally be up to her, but many are already expecting her to pick Rep. Tim Scott.
The appointee will serve until 2014, when the state will hold two Senate elections.