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Sanford talks runoff win, special election on News 2 Today

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Former Governor Mark Sanford is moving forward as the Republican nominee for the first congressional district.

Sanford beat former Charleston County Councilman Curtis Bostic in Tuesday's runoff, with about 57% of the vote.

The victory sets up a May 7th special election between Sanford, and Democratic nominee Elizabeth Colbert Busch. The winner takes over the seat vacated by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC).

Wednesday morning, Sanford joined Brad Franko live on News 2 Today to talk about the runoff, the next race, and how he tried to court a Bostic supporter this morning at a traffic light.

Click the video above to hear the story.

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