James Smith waves to the crowd during an event to announce his candidacy for governor of South Carolina at 701 Whaley on October 17, 2017 in Columbia, SC.
James Smith waves to the crowd during an event to announce his candidacy for governor of South Carolina at 701 Whaley on October 17, 2017 in Columbia, SC. Sean Rayford Special to The State
James Smith waves to the crowd during an event to announce his candidacy for governor of South Carolina at 701 Whaley on October 17, 2017 in Columbia, SC. Sean Rayford Special to The State

Combat veteran James Smith of Columbia is seen as the Democrats' best hope

May 26, 2018 08:04 AM