Nikki Haley, the Republican nominee for Governor of South Carolina, spoke to the RedState Gathering in Austin, Texas.  Haley also spoke at last years RedState Gathering in Atlanta, Georgia.

Haley thanked the Gathering for the support she received from RedStaters last year before hardly anyone thought she had a chance to win the gubernatorial nomination:

You were with me when I was Nikki Who?

Now she leads her Democrat opponent by 16 points, 52% to 36%.