South Carolina Greens nominate Eugene Platt in 1st Congressional District special election
In a message posted to his Facebook page, David J. Gillespie, author of Challengers to Duopoly and South Carolina Green Party Steering Committee member, announced the results of Saturday’s nominating convention.
Meeting in convention in Mt. Pleasant yesterday, the South Carolina Green Party chose Eugene Platt as its nominee for the South Carolina First Congressional District seat. Platt will face off against the winners of the Republican and Democratic primaries in the general election. This was the first contest with more than one candidate seeking the SCGP nomination for any office, and Platt is the only candidate of any third party who will be running in this general election. Platt is also the only Green currently holding an elective office in South Carolina. Here is the link to his campaign website.