Mulvaney won the seat with at least 78 percent of the vote.
Democrats should be paying attention what happened in sc. Rollcall reported Tuesday that internal Democratic polling has Parnell down by around 10 points, which closes the gap from the beginning of the race.
Parnell lost by only 3.2 points, in a surprisingly close race. At 18 percent, Tuesday night's turnout in SC was more than it had been for party primaries earlier this year but still struggled to earn voter attention. The race has not had the same national focus as special elections in Georgia and Montana. "Now is the time to get our fiscal house in order, folks", Norman said. Democrats need a net gain of only 24 seats from the Republicans to do that. She also welcomed a parade of national GOP figures to Atlanta to help her raise money, with Ryan and Vice-President Mike Pence holding fundraisers following Trump's April visit.
"I firmly believe that with President Trump in the White House, we have such a great opportunity as conservatives".
Republicans won. But Norman isn't necessarily on Ryan's side..
Chad Connelly broke away from a small group of friends Tuesday evening at The Magnolia Room with a broad smile on his face. He'd held the seat until February, when he resigned to join Trump's administration.
But Norman isn't going to make Ryan's life any easier. And there are 111 districts won by Republican House candidates in 2016 that leaned more Democratic than the SC 5th.
"It's a good win, and we're excited", Norman told the AP.
Republican Ralph Norman greets supporters at a campaign party in Rock Hill, S.C., Tuesday, June 20, 2017 after winning the South Carolina's 5th Congressional District.
It was all to no avail.
The House Freedom Caucus has gained another potential ally with the addition of Ralph Norman, R-S.C., to the ranks of Congress.