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Sanford is in his 3rd term representing the 1st district of South Carolina, based around Charleston. Sanford served three earlier terms in Congress from 1995 to 2001. He currently serves on Budget, Homeland Security, and Transportation & Infrastructure and is a member of the Republican Study Committee. Sanford is a reliable conservative vote with a legislative score of 92.6%. His deviations tend to be on smaller votes (stream protection rules) and less often on big budget items. Sanford is more than good enough to deserve to keep his seat.