Former Gov. Jim Hodges was named statewide chairman for S.C. Rep. Bakari Sellers' lieutenant governor campaign.
The Bamberg County Democrat named Florence Mayor Stephen Wukela and former state Reps. Brenda Lee Pryce of Spartanburg County and Lucille Whipper of Charleston County as co-campaign chairmen.
Hodges was the last Democrat elected governor in South Carolina.
No other Democrats have declared for the 2014 lieutenant governor race.
Charleston developer Pat McKinney is the only Republican in the race so far.
Current Republican Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell announced Monday that will not seek re-election and instead try to become president of his alma mater, the College of Charleston.