Laurens County Tea Party will be meeting on Jan. 17th at 7 pm at Laurens Library, 1017 W. Main St. Guest speakers are Sen. Danny Verdin and Rep. Mark Willis. We will also be presenting outgoing Rep. Mike Pitts with an Appreciation Award for his lifetime of service to our community. The community is invited to attend!
Laurens County Republican Party is sponsoring a Candidate Forum for State House 14 Special Election. (Rep. Mike Pitts has retired, and this election is to fill his seat.) All four Republican candidates are confirmed: Stewart Jones, Grant Blair, Scott Horne, and Michael Seymour. Candidates will have 10 minutes to speak then 5 minutes for questions, which much be submitted in advance to our Moderator, Keith Tripp, at [email protected] The event will be held at Laurens YMCA, 410 Anderson Drive, on Monday Feb. 4th from 7-8:30 pm. Refreshments will be served. The community is invited. https://www.facebook.com/events/231739017711337/
There are 13 candidates in contested races for mayor and city council seats in Laurens and Clinton. The election will be held on March 5. These races are all non-partisan. Laurens County Tea Party is sponsoring a Candidate Forum/Meet and Greet on Thursday Feb. 21, 2019 from 7-8:30 pm at the Laurens YMCA, 410 Anderson Dr. All 13 candidates have been invited to attend. Confirmed candidates include: Clinton Mayor Bob McLean, Laurens Mayor John Stankus, and Nathan Senn, Candidate for Laurens Mayor. Candidates will each have 2 minutes to speak, then we will have a “meet and greet” where voters will be able to speak with candidates individually. Refreshments will be served. The community is invited! https://www.facebook.com/events/765813947148701/