“I appreciate Dick Harpootlian calling me this morning to concede the race. We had a cordial and respectful conversation where he pledged to support our campaign in November. This race was never about any individual. It was about the people of Senate District 26. At the end of the day,Continue Reading

Calhoun County Sheriff Thomas Summers, Richland County State Rep. Jermaine Johnson, House Assistant Minority Leader Roger Kirby, and West Columbia Councilman Mickey Pringle announce support for campaign COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – State Representative Russell Ott has earned the endorsement of more local leaders in his campaign for State Senate. SheriffContinue Reading

The Lexington County Republican Party (LCRP) held its monthly meeting on May 6th, drawing an overflow crowd of twenty-three candidates gearing up for the June 11 Primary. Following stump speeches from the candidates, the LCRP Executive Committee made endorsements in selected races. Chairman Mark Weber emphasized the party’s commitment toContinue Reading

A Dedicated Farmer and Businessman Pledges to Serve as a Workhorse, not a Show Horse In a significant announcement surrounded by family, friends, and supporters, Russell Ott, a lifelong South Carolinian and State Representative, officially launched his campaign for the State Senate District 26 seat. This district encompasses portions ofContinue Reading

West Columbia, SC – Congressman Joe Wilson hosted his annual legislative agenda media tour today in North Augusta, Aiken, West Columbia, and Barnwell. Highlighting important accomplishments in 2023 and his focus for the new year, Congressman Wilson spoke about ideas to create jobs, generate economic growth, promote conservative solutions, combat inflation,Continue Reading

Led by a robust organizing operation, conservative activists chalked up strong victories in the April 22nd Lexington County Republican Convention. 256 delegates participated in the biennial process which was presided over by State Rep. Jay Kilmartin (R-Chapin, Columbia, Irmo). County Party Grassroots Director Pamela Godwin was elected by acclamation asContinue Reading