On Monday, Charleston County Republican Party Chairwoman Lin Bennett said Scott was a strong, pro-business advocate who believes in a smaller government that leaves more decisions up to individuals.
Scott plays up modest background, downplays race →
"Obviously he's black, but I don't think that discussion has ever come up in selecting Tim to represent us at any level," Bennett said. "He knows what he believes in. People vote for him based on where he stands on the issues."