Former Congressman and Governor Mark Sanford: A Timeline


Age on Inauguration Day 2021: 60 years, 7.8 months.







2020
2021










Mar. - Divorce finalized.
Oct. - Hired as paid political contributor for Fox News Channel.

Mar. 19 - Wins special election primary in SC-1.  May 7 - Def. E. Colbert-Busch (D) by 54.0% to 45.2%.
Re-elected without Democratic opponent.

Re-elected, def. Jenny Horne (R) by 55.6 to 44.4% in the primary, and  Dmitri Cherny (D) by 58.6% to 36.8% in the general.

Loses primary to Katie Arrington (R) by 50.6% to 46.5%.
Sep. 20 - Announces candidacy.
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019


Does not seek re-election.
Author of The Trust Committed to Me.

- Joins U.S. Air Force Reserve, 2002-11.
- Elected Governor, winning primary and runoff over Lt. Gov. Bob Peeler (R) and general election against Jim Hodges (D).



Nov. 7 - Re-elected Governor, def. Tommy Moore (D) by 55.1% to 44.8%.

Nov. - Elected chair of the Republican Governors Association.
June 2009 - whereabouts unknown...
extramarial affair.  Resigns RGA position, but serves out term as governor.
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009

 


Founds Norton and Sanford Real Estate Investment.

Runs for Congress in SC-1.  Aug. 9 - Second in primary to Van Hipp, 30.8% to 19.0%.  Aug. 23 - Wins runoff by 52.0% to 48.0%.  Nov. 8 - Def. R.Barber (D) by 66.3% to 32.4%

Re-elected without Democratic opponent.

Re-elected without Democratic opponent.

1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

 



B.A. in business from Furman University.




M.B.A. from Darden Graduate School of Business at University of Virginia.
Nov. - Marries Jenny Sullivan.
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

 










1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979

 
Born May 28, 1960 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.









1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969




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