Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford (R). (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford raised $334,397 over the past two months in his bid for a South Carolina House seat, campaign finance reports filed Friday show. He has a couple high-profile and deep-pocketed allies in his quest to regain political office, including billionaire GOP donor David Koch.

A special election for the seat vacated by Sen. Tim Scott (R) is being held March 19; the general election is  May 7.