Tag: Preston Brittain

Dems Schedule Candidate Events

Horry County Democratic voters will get three chances to hear from the candidates for the new 7th Congressional District across the next several months.

The four announced Democratic candidates, Preston Brittain, Gloria Tinubu, Parnell Diggs and Ted Vick will be at a reception commemorating Black History Month Saturday February 25th. The reception will be held at the Mason Temple C.O.G.I.C., 1501 7th Avenue, Conway beginning at 6 p.m.

The reception will offer the opportunity to sample recipes from the Horry County Democratic Party cookbook, meet the guest of honor, Mother Laura Grate who is 104 years old, and meet and speak with the candidates.

Political Profile – Andrew Preston Brittain

Andrew Preston Brittain (pictured here with wife Elizabeth) took his first step into the political arena last week when he addressed the Beach Dems Breakfast meeting in Myrtle Beach.

Brittain said he was a candidate for the new S.C. 7th Congressional District and would begin his campaign in earnest early in January.

A native of Myrtle Beach, the 31-year old Brittain is a graduate of Myrtle Beach High School, Wofford College and the University of South Carolina Law School. He is currently a trial attorney in Myrtle Beachafter serving as a clerk for U.S. District Court Judge Terry Wooten.

Dems Looking at New 7th District

The new 7th Congressional District in South Carolina will get big play in the coming year as both the Democratic and Republican parties are looking at hot contests for the seat.

The Republicans already have nine announced candidates, with
a possible tenth candidate in the wings.

The Democrats are currently looking at a possible five
candidates. S.C. state rep Ted Vick of Florence and Myrtle Beach attorney
Parnell Diggs are already announced. Myrtle Beach attorney Preston Brittain
will announce in early January.