South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace will win the GOP nomination within the 1st Congressional District, CNN tasks
Mace flipped the district in 2020, defeating Democratic Rep. Joe Cunningham. On this main, she confronted a problem from former conservative state Rep. Katie Arrington, who was making her second run for the seat.
Mace’s victory got here as one other Home Republican who had drawn Trump���s ire, Rep. Tom Rice, was ousted the first in his Pee Dee district.
Rice was one in all 10 Republicans to vote to question Trump. Mace was sharply essential of the previous President, saying the day after the storming of the Capitol on CNN that “his total legacy was worn out yesterday,” however she didn’t vote to question him.
Since then, Mace has tacked to the proper. The month after the revolt, she picked a Twitter battle with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, mischaracterizing the New York Democrat’s feedback concerning the risk posed by rioters.
Trump endorsed Arrington. However Mace had high-profile cowl in South Carolina, too, with former Gov. Nikki Haley, Trump’s US ambassador to the United Nations, endorsing her and showing in advertisements.
Mace, in successful Tuesday’s main, joins a small group of Republicans who’ve survived Trump’s efforts at revenge. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger each defeated Trump-backed incumbents in final month’s main.