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Charleston County GOP elects new leader

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There is a new leader of the Charleston County Republican party.

Saturday, at the annual GOP convention, former Mount Pleasant town councilman Joe Bustos was voted as the new chairman. He replaces longtime county chair Lin Bennett.

"I want to work to get everyone moving forward to elect Mark Sanford. That's our first priority. Moving on, I just want to pull everyone together and make sure we are working for the conservative agenda," Bustos said.

Bustos was on Mount Pleasant Town Council for 9 years and ran for mayor in 2009.

"Congratulations to Joe Bustos and much love, thanks and appreciated to all for your hard work," Bennett said via Twitter.

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