Sheri Biggs Wins GOP Primary Runoff in South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District

Republican nurse practitioner Sheri Biggs has secured victory in the GOP primary runoff for South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District, as projected by Decision Desk HQ. This race gained attention for pitting former President Donald Trump against one of his top allies. report from The Hill.

Biggs defeated Trump-endorsed Mark Burns in the one-on-one runoff after neither candidate achieved a majority in the initial, more crowded primary earlier this month. Her victory is considered an upset since Burns had received the most votes in the first round.

This win is a setback for Trump, whose endorsement influence has been tested in several key primaries this election cycle. Although Biggs had the backing of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, a Trump ally, she also displayed photos with Trump on her campaign website. told by MSN.

Biggs moves closer to replacing incumbent Republican Rep. Jeff Duncan, a House Freedom Caucus member who opted not to seek reelection. She will compete against Democrat Byron Best in the fall, but she holds an advantage in the conservative district.