Catherine Templeton, former director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and former president of US Brick, launched her campaign on Monday. She also ran unsuccessfully for governor of South Carolina in 2018 with the support of former President Donald Trump.
At a press event in Mount Pleasant with more than 100 supporters, Templeton called for a “consistent conservative voice” for the district, following increased scrutiny over Mace’s voting decisions regarding Republican leadership and her endorsement of Trump.
“We have serious problems — and we need serious people to solve them. We need a trusted leader who values service over celebrity,”