Charleston candidate surveys for June 2020 primary

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For the June 2020 primaries, Charleston City Paper sent each contested candidate running for public office in Charleston County a six-question survey to give voters an idea of their priorities.

You can find more information about key races on the ballot in our June 3 issue, as well as our endorsements for most Charleston-area races. Candidates that did not respond are marked "NR."

Federal Races

U.S. Senate

Republican
Duke Buckner
Joseph Reynolds
Michael LaPierre
City Paper endorsement: Lindsey Graham

U.S. House

1st Congressional District

Republican
Brad Mole
Chris Cox (NR)
Nancy Mace
City Paper endorsement: Kathy Landing

State Races

S.C. Senate

District 41

Democratic
Jason Mills
City Paper endorsement: Sam Skardon

District 44

Democratic
Kris DeLorme
City Paper endorsement: Debbie Bryant

Republican
Brian Adams
City Paper endorsement: Gayla McSwain

S.C. House

District 94

Republican
Evan Guthrie (NR)
City Paper endorsement: Gil Gatch

District 99

Democratic
Donna Brown Newton
City Paper endorsement: Jen Gibson

Republican
David Herndon
Mark Smith (NR)
Shawn Pinkston
City Paper endorsement: Chris Staubes

District 109

Democratic
James Johnson (NR)
Jeff Wilder (NR)
City Paper endorsement: Deon Tedder

District 110

Republican
Rouzy Vafaie
City Paper endorsement: William Cogswell

District 111

Democratic

Regina Duggins
City Paper endorsement: Wendell Gilliard

District 112

Democratic
Daniel Brownstein
City Paper endorsement: David Quick

Republican
Joe Bustos (NR)
Ryan Buckhannon
City Paper endorsement: None

District 113

Democratic
Raneisha Holmes (NR)
City Paper endorsement: Marvin Pendarvis

District 115

Democratic
Eileen Dougherty
Carol Tempel
City Paper endorsement: Spencer Wetmore

Republican
Josh Stokes (NR)
City Paper endorsement: Kathleen Wilson

District 116

Democratic
Charles Glover (NR)
Chardale Murray
John Prioleau (NR)
City Paper endorsement: Millicent Middleton

District 117

Republican
Jordan Pace (NR)
City Paper endorsement: Bill Crosby

Charleston County

Charleston County Council

District 3

Democratic
Gordon Garrett
Eric Laquiere
Jesse Williams
City Paper endorsement: Rob Wehrman

District 6

Democratic
Christian Rainey
City Paper Endorsement: Kylon Middleton

Republican
Darryl Ray Griffin
LaDon Paige
City Paper endorsement: None

District 7

Republican
Sheryl Irwin (NR)
Brantley Moody
City Paper endorsement: None

Coroner

Democratic
Herb Fielding (NR)
City Paper endorsement: Frank Broccolo

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