Today, I filed paperwork to again earn the opportunity to represent you and our community in Columbia!
Years ago, on the eve of my first election, I remember having just my Mom and Dad with me as we put stamps on hundreds of postcards (Karen was at home with JC who was born only weeks earlier). I turned to my parents and said “Somehow, I don’t think this is what it’s like the evening before an election for most winning campaigns.”
Since then, many of you have joined me in our grassroots effort to focus on our message of People, Not Politics. I am thankful for everyone involved in our previous campaigns who pledged their support by putting up signs in your yard or helped me put up larger signs at places of business and in highly visible areas in the district. Some of you have helped me meet voters in neighborhoods and even on the side of the road. Family members, friends, and local high school and college students have accompanied me as I knocked on doors asking for the vote.
With your help, we can do anything. I’ll continue to roll up my sleeves, stay positive, and get to work – regardless of any negative political attacks.
I’ll again rely on so many of you – many of our earliest supporters (along with ones I’ve met along the way) to help us earn another opportunity to represent you at the State House.
The past two election cycles we’ve seen some overwhelming success: 84%-16% in the Republican Primary of 2016 (the largest margin of victory in the entire state) and again two years later winning 70%-25%-5% in a three-way Republican Primary.
Once filing closes, I’ll update y’all on the campaign – and ask for your help again!
Please join us to help keep the focus on People, Not Politics!