Rep. James Smith, left, and Marguerite Willis speak before the debate for Democratic candidate for governor hosted by Progress SC at the Columbia Convention Center.the debate for Democratic candidate for governor hosted by Progress SC at the Columbia Convention Center.
Rep. James Smith, left, and Marguerite Willis speak before the debate for Democratic candidate for governor hosted by Progress SC at the Columbia Convention Center.the debate for Democratic candidate for governor hosted by Progress SC at the Columbia Convention Center. Jeff Blake The State file photo
Rep. James Smith, left, and Marguerite Willis speak before the debate for Democratic candidate for governor hosted by Progress SC at the Columbia Convention Center.the debate for Democratic candidate for governor hosted by Progress SC at the Columbia Convention Center. Jeff Blake The State file photo