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February 13, 2013 4:02 PM

1st Congressional District: Will voters elect Sanford again?

Political observers in the Lowcountry may be asking: “Can Mark Sanford overcome his sex scandal and win the upcoming special election in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district?” We will know for sure by May 7. For those who can’t wait, we wanted to share some academic research on the electoral consequences of scandal and offer our thoughts on Sanford’s political comeback.

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