Watch: Elizabeth Colbert Busch’s concession speech

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1st Congressional District Democratic candidate Elizabeth Colbert Busch gives her concession speech at the Charleston Renaissance Hotel after losing to...
1st Congressional District Democratic candidate Elizabeth Colbert Busch gives her concession speech at the Charleston Renaissance Hotel after losing to...
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Elizabeth Colbert Busch thanked her supporters Tuesday night after losing the House race for South Carolina’s 1st District to Mark Sanford.

While Democrat Colbert Busch initially held a lead over Sanford, the former governor was able to overcome his past scandals, including an extramarital affair, to capture 54% of the vote.

Watch the video below to hear Colbert Busch’s concession speech.

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Watch: Elizabeth Colbert Busch's concession speech

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