The Buzz

May 8, 2014

Columbia attorney Joe McCulloch kicks off campaign today

The Buzz

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Columbia attorney Joe McCulloch is kicking off his campaign with a barbecue fundraiser hosted in part by attorneys Matthew Richardson, who ran in 2010 for S.C. Attorney General, and Jack Swerling.

McCulloch, a Democrat, is running for the S.C. House District 75 seat, currently held by Republican Rep. Kirkman Finlay. McCulloch lost to Finlay by 308 votes in a 2012 contest for the seat.

The barbecue runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 1426 Richland Street.

Other hosts are: Barbara and Bobby Williams, Holly and Buddy Atkins, Frank Wiles, Leigh Leventis, Mike Lumpkin, Dean Pierce, Micah Leddy, Nekki Shutt, and Lewis, Babcock, & Griffin LLP.

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