Nikki Haley has been elected as governor of South Carolina. Not only has she become the first Indian American governor of the state, but she also the first female one as well. Haley led Democratic Rival Vincent Sheheen 51% to 47% in the final vote tally. She is now the second Indian American governor after Bobby Jindal in Louisiana.
She already making moves toward her transition. She stated, “I am honored and humbled by the trust placed in me by the people of South Carolina. But as I’ve always said, this movement was never about an election but about the work we get done for our state in January. We must and we will hit the ground running, and the announcement of this site is just the first step in the process of filling our administration with the most energetic, creative, and qualified people possible. Michael and I are so excited about what’s in store for South Carolina – and we can’t wait to get to work.”
Learn more about how you can work for the Haley administration here.
Nikki Haley elected as Governor of South Carolina