Haley staying on 1st District race sideline — for now

Gov. Nikki Haley said today she won’t take sides in the 16-way Republican primary created when she appointed Tim Scott to the U.S. Senate.

“You’ve got way too many candidates in there, and they’re all very good candidates,” she said.

Haley said it’s possible she might endorse a candidate after the March 19 GOP primary but before the all-but-certain April 2 runoff. (A candidate must get more than 50 percent on March 19 to avoid a runoff).

Read more in upcoming editions of The Post and Courier.

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