By Cameron Joseph - 01/22/13 01:57 PM EST
Teddy Turner runs first ad in campaign to replace Tim Scott
Turner is one of a crowded field of Republicans running for the seat. Most expect former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) to make it to the primary runoff election in late spring, and many of the other candidates are positioning themselves to be the other candidate in that race. The district leans strongly Republican, though two Democrats — including comedian Stephen Colbert's sister — have jumped into the race in recent days.