South Carolina Governor Henry McMasterSean Rayford/AP

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster defeated businessman John Warren and secured the Republican gubernatorial nomination for a first full term in office.
McMaster became governor when Nikki Haley left the office to join the Trump administration as UN ambassador.
President Donald Trump publicly embraced McMaster at a rally on Monday, and followed up with a tweet encouraging voters.

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has secured the Republican gubernatorial nomination for a first full term in office, after President Donald Trump publicly embraced him at a rally and followed up with a tweet encouraging voters.

McMaster defeated Greenville businessman John Warren in the primary runoff.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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