Columbia, S.C.- 16 Republican candidates have filed in the special election for South Carolina’s 1st U.S. Congressional District. The candidates will meet in the March 19, 2013 Republican Primary. A runoff (if necessary) would be held on April 2, 2013 and the general election is May 7, 2013.
“We have a strong field of candidates to replace our Republican rockstar, Sen. Tim Scott. After all votes are cast, our party will stand united behind the primary winner. I have no doubt that a South Carolina Republican will continue to represent the 1st district in Congress,” said SCGOP Chairman Chad Connelly.
Republican candidates filing for the 1st Congressional District:
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