Mark Sanford 2020 presidential campaign

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Mark Sanford 2020 presidential campaign
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Campaign2020 United States presidential election (Republican Party primaries)
CandidateMark Sanford
U.S. representative from South Carolina's 1st congressional district (1995-2001, 2013-2019)
Governor of South Carolina (2003-2011)
AffiliationRepublican Party
SloganFinancial Conservative

The 2020 presidential campaign of former U.S. Representative and Governor of South Carolina Mark Sanford began on September 8, 2019 when Sanford announced his plans to challenge incumbent president Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in the 2020 election.[1]

After months of speculation, Sanford planned on making the announcement in South Carolina on September 2, but postponed the announcement due to Hurricane Dorian. A formal announcement was made on September 15.[2] Two months later on November 12, he dropped out from the race.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Blitzer, Ronn (September 8, 2019). "Mark Sanford announces Trump primary challenge: GOP 'has lost our way'". Fox News. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  2. Steakin, Will; Lynn, Samara (September 8, 2019). "Mark Sanford announces he will challenge President Trump in 2020 GOP primary". ABC News. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  3. Caitlin Byrd (November 12, 2019). "Former SC Gov. Mark Sanford has dropped out of presidential race". The Post and Courier. Retrieved November 12, 2019.