SANFORD, Mark (1960-)

Republican of South Carolina

1st congressional district

Served in House 1995-2001 , 2013-2019

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Representative from South Carolina; born in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla., May 28, 1960; attended high school in Beaufort, S.C.; B.A., Furman University, Greenville, S.C., 1983; M.B.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., 1988; United States Air Force Reserve, 2002-2011; owner, real estate investment firm; farmer; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2001); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress in 2000; Governor of South Carolina, 2003-2011; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Tim Scott, and reelected to the two succeeding Congresses (May 7, 2013-January 3, 2019); unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress in 2018.
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