Haley wins GOP nomination in landslide

By GINA SMITH, The State

In a historic and definitive win, Republican state Rep. Nikki Haley of Lexington County handily defeated U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett of Westminster in Tuesday’s GOP gubernatorial runoff.

Haley is the first S.C. woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor – a mantle she wore lightly Tuesday, preferring to keep the focus on her campaign message of government transparency.

In a historic and definitive win, Republican state Rep. Nikki Haley of Lexington County handily defeated U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett of Westminster in Tuesday’s GOP gubernatorial runoff.

Haley is the first S.C. woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor – a mantle she wore lightly Tuesday, preferring to keep the focus on her campaign message of government transparency.

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