Sanford: I won't run for office again if I lose - WCBD-TV: News, Weather, and Sports for Charleston, SC

Sanford: I won't run for office again if I lose

Posted: Updated:
Sanford says if he does not defeat Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, he will not seek office again. Sanford says if he does not defeat Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, he will not seek office again.
CHARLESTON, SC -

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says if he fails in his attempt to return to Congress, he will not seek office again.

Sanford talked with reporters Tuesday in Charleston after voting in his bid to claim the 1st District congressional seat he held before becoming governor in 2003.

Sanford says he is tired but cautiously optimistic after the 5-month campaign.

Sanford says if he does not defeat Democrat Elizabeth Colbert (KOHL'-buhrt) Busch, he will not seek office again.

The former Republican governor disappeared in 2009 for five days, returning to admit he had been in Argentina visiting his mistress - a woman to whom he's now engaged.

Colbert Busch is the sister of political satirist Stephen Colbert, who has helped by attending fundraisers.

  • Officials investigating car fire on Folly

    Officials investigating car fire on Folly

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:35:40 GMT
    Car fire at Folly Beach. Photo Courtesy: Gina DeutschCar fire at Folly Beach. Photo Courtesy: Gina Deutsch
    Emergency crews responded to a car fire on Folly Beach Monday evening.Folly Beach Public Safety says they responded to the Old Coast Guard Base on the east end of Folly Beach on Labor Day for a car fire.No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
    Emergency crews responded to a car fire on Folly Beach Monday evening.Folly Beach Public Safety says they responded to the Old Coast Guard Base on the east end of Folly Beach on Labor Day for a car fire.No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
  • Woman found it in Summerville

    Found! Can you help reunite this Marine's ring with its owner

    Found! Can you help reunite this Marine's ring with its owner

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:36 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:36:57 GMT
    A News 2 viewer found a Marine's graduation ring while
    A News 2 viewer found a Marine's graduation ring while
  • At least four fatalities end the weekend, as well as the "100 Deadly Days"

    At least four fatalities end the weekend, as well as the "100 Deadly Days"

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:19 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:19:59 GMT
    There were four Lowcountry deaths over the weekend.Labor day marks the end of theHighway Patrol's"Target Zero" campaign, aimed at eliminating fatalities during the "100 Deadly Days." Although, Charleston, Berkeley and Beaufort didn't stop at zero.Saturday morning at 12:49, 55-year-old Sedaris Mabry of Moncks Coroner, was struck by a truck on North Live Oak Drive. According to the Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury, the accident happen near Berkeley Middle School. The truck left the scene ...
    There were four Lowcountry deaths over the weekend.Labor day marks the end of theHighway Patrol's"Target Zero" campaign, aimed at eliminating fatalities during the "100 Deadly Days." Although, Charleston, Berkeley and Beaufort didn't stop at zero.Saturday morning at 12:49, 55-year-old Sedaris Mabry of Moncks Coroner, was struck by a truck on North Live Oak Drive. According to the Berkeley County Coroner Bill Salisbury, the accident happen near Berkeley Middle School. The truck left the scene ...
Powered by WorldNow

210 W. Coleman Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

Telephone: 843.216.4875
Fax: 843.881.3410
Email: news@wcbd.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.