Education: Bachelor's degree, Georgetown University
Family: Husband, Mark; four sons
Occupation: First lady of S.C., former investment banker
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Political experience: Jenny Sanford ran three successful congressional campaigns that got Mark Sanford elected to the U.S. House between 1994-2000. She also ran Sanford's winning 2002 gubernatorial campaign. Briefly, she served as the governor's chief of staff.
Education: Bachelor's degree, Furman University; master's degree, University of Virginia
Family: Wife, Jenny, four sons
Occupation: Real estate developer
Political experience: Served three terms - from 1996-2000 - in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the Charleston-based 1st Congressional District. Elected S.C. governor in 2002. Re-elected in 2006.