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Georgetown County voters have an opportunity to hear firsthand from the candidates vying for their vote in the South Carolina general election in November by attending the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce’s biennial Politics and Pilau virtual event presented by Coastal Carolinas Association of REALTORS!
The Georgetown County Chamber has invited all local, state and federal candidates, who will appear on the ballot in Georgetown County, to speak during this nonpartisan virtual event. This event is Free and Open to the Public.
Current confirmed participants, in alphabetical order, include, but are not guaranteed: U.S. Senate candidates - Bill Bledsoe (C), Senator Lindsey Graham (R), and Jaime Harrison (D).
U.S. House of Representatives candidates - Representative Tom Rice (R), and Melissa Watson (D).
U.S. State Senate candidates - David Ellison (R), Senator Stephen Goldfinch (R), and Senator Ronnie Sabb, (D).
U.S. State House of Representatives candidates – Representative Carl Anderson (D), and Representative Lee Hewitt (R).
Georgetown County Council candidates - Bob Anderson (R), Councilman Everett Carolina (D), and Councilman Lillie Jean Johnson (D).
Georgetown County Auditor candidate - Ken Baker (R).
Georgetown County Clerk of Courts candidate – Clerk of Court Alma White (D).
Georgetown County Coroner candidate – Deputy Coroner Chase Ridgeway (R).
Georgetown County Sheriff candidate - Sheriff Carter Weaver (R).
Georgetown County School Board candidates - Amanda Darden, Vincent Davis, Lynne B. Ford, Bill Gaskins, James Graves, Patti Hammel, Sandra Johnson, Ramona Staggers-McCullough, Rev. Ronald Thompson Sr, and Randy Walker.
By allowing the public to hear directly from candidates, the Chamber hopes to engage area residents and encourage a high voter turnout this November.
The Chamber encourages the public to support local restaurants. Chicken Pilau will be available for purchase at event sponsor Get Carried Away Southern Takeout located at 10126 Ocean Highway in Pawleys Island. Stop in or pre-order by calling 843-314-3493 or online at www.getcarriedaway.com.