Horne Challenging Sanford For Congressional Seat

State Rep. Jenny Horne is running for Congress, challenging incumbent Republican Mark Sanford in the coastal 1st Congressional District. The Republican primary election is June 14. Horne is a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 94. She was first elected to the chamber in 2009.

Instead of seeking re-election, she is now seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District. Sanford currently serves the district after winning a special election in 2013. He previously represented the same district from 1995 to 2001, before being elected governor of South Carolina, a position he held from 2003 to 2011.