South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to run for re-election

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has confirmed she is running for re-election.

Updated: Aug 13, 2013, 11:09 AM IST

Washington: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has confirmed she is running for re-election.

Haley will officially make her re-election announcement at a rally in Greenville later this month, her spokesman tweeted.

The rally will be organized on August 26, and high-profile Republican Governors Rick Perry of Texas, Bobby Jindal of Louisianaand Scott Walker of Wisconsin will also be seen, Politico reports.

According to the report, Vincent Sheheen, a Democratic state senator who challenged Haley in 2010, has also announced he will run for governor again.

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