Politics & Government

Party chairs will discuss election at USC forum

S.C. Democratic Party chairman Jaime Harrison, left, and S.C. Republican chairman Matt Moore talk at a voter education forum in Florence in September.
S.C. Democratic Party chairman Jaime Harrison, left, and S.C. Republican chairman Matt Moore talk at a voter education forum in Florence in September. AP

The chairmen of South Carolina's two major parties will be discussing the 2016 election in a forum at the University of South Carolina.

Jaime Harrison, chair of the S.C. Democratic Party, and Matt Moore, head of the South Carolina Republicans, will be speaking at 6 p.m. Thursday in the School of Law auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

The focus of the event will be “offer a candid look at the acrimonious presidential race and its impact on political parties in South Carolina, a state with largely uncontested races and a shaky two-party system,” according to a USC press release.

The event will follow the final presidential debate on Wednesday.

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