U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's Republican primary challengers are debating this morning at about 11 a.m. at the S.C. Tea Party Convention in Myrtle Beach.
S.C. Sen. Lee Bright, R-Spartanburg, Easley businessman Richard Cash, Orangeburg attorney Bill Connor, and Charleston PR executive Nancy Mace are running against Graham in the June primary.
One Democrat, Jay Stamper of Columbia, has announced a bid for the seat.
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Graham was invited but did not attend, an announcer at the debate said. Graham tweeted from a town hall meeting in Edgefield Monday morning at the National Wild Turkey Federation headquarters.
Great time shooting 5 stand at the National Wild Turkey Federation this morning in Edgefield. http://t.co/RSN1f8jCP1— Lindsey Graham (@LindseyGrahamSC) January 20, 2014