Nancy Mace wins District 99 Republican primary runoff

CHARLESTON, S.C.(WCBD) - Conservative business woman and top vote getter in the GOP Special Election for House District 99 made the following statement:

"I'm truly honored with tonight's win. I want to thank those who ran in this primary - particularly Shawn Pinkston for his support. The vision I shared with voters, whether it's getting ahead of our infrastructure needs, improving roads, being a fiscal conservative, recognizing tax dollars are sacred will continue to be my message as we move forward to the General Election in January. I will continue to meet with families and small business owners and listen about the issues that are important to them."

Nancy Mace has a total of 1,695 votes (62.6%) to Mark Smith's 1,012 votes (37.4%).

Nancy is a businesswoman and mother of two. She holds an MA in mass communication from the University of Georgia. She is the author of In the Company of Men: A Woman at The Citadel (Simon and Schuster, 2001). Mace is the daughter of retired Army Brigadier General Emory Mace and educator Dr. Anne Mace, PhD.

She was raised in Berkeley County attending College Park Middle School and eventually graduating from Stratford High School before she attended Trident Tech and subsequently became the first woman to graduate from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina in 1999. In 2008 she started a boutique technology, marketing and public relations firm.

Former clients include then U.S. Representatives Tim Scott and Mick Mulvaney, S.C. State Senator Tom Davis, S.C. State Senator Larry Grooms and others. Mace also served as Coalitions Director and Field Director for Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.; she worked in seven different states during the 2016 presidential primaries.

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