“Rally in the Alley” kicks off Aiken’s election season
AIKEN, SC. (WJBF)- The Aiken County Republican Party held an “alley rally” for all candidates.
More than 12 candidates showed up for the meeting where they spoke about serious issues for their community and their state.
“You know, we’ve been through the pandemic, but I’m here to tell you that I sit with 49 other lieutenant governors from across the state – from across the country – and South Carolina is in a great place,” SC Lieutenant-Governor Pamela dit Évette.
Just behind Georgia this election season, South Carolina’s primary polls are just getting started as early voting begins on the last day of May.
June 14 is the big day for cities across the state, like Aiken, to make sure their vote counts and their voices are heard.
“Inflation, which is really out of control with – hey – eggs up 22%, bread up 16%. Real people are seeing the effects and going to vote Republican,” Congressman Joe Wilson said.
Although Wilson has no main opponent, he Is face Judd Larkins in the fall.
“But, at the end of the day, the June 14 primaries in South Carolina are going to be very important – uh, it’s actually going to solidify, I believe, what happened in 2010 where we now have a Republican majority at all levels,” Congressman Wilson said. mentioned.
Pamela Evette runs alongside Henry McMaster and the McMaster campaign.
“You can’t lead unless you know people’s issues and make sure people are happy with the work you’re doing or what they’re excited about next year, the next legislative season. That’s why it’s important to date Aiken people – Aiken is an amazing community,” Evette said.
Today’s event only ratcheted up the pressure for the South Carolina primaries and general election in November.