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JUNE 13, 2014

McMaster Backed by McKinney Leadership Team

For Immediate Release
Contact:  Jeff Taillon, 803-546-3787,

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The top leaders of former Lt. Governor candidate Pat McKinney today announced their support for Henry McMaster. Those leaders include:

James Edwards, Former SC Governor, John Napier, Former US Congressman, Billy Wilkins, Former Chief Judge US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, Mike Brenan, BB&T South Carolina Regional President, Butch Bowers, Bowers Law Office, Leighton Lord, Nexsen Pruet, Cathy Novinger, Executive Director, AgriBusiness Council.

Edwards, who had chaired the McKinney campaign, issued the following statement:

"Henry McMaster has served our party, our State and our nation exceptionally well as US Attorney under President Ronald Reagan, Chair of the Republican Party for nine years, and as SC Attorney General.  We enthusiastically endorse his candidacy for Lt. Governor."

In response to these key endorsements, Henry McMaster issued the following statement:

"I am thrilled to receive the strong support of Gov. Edwards and so many South Carolina leaders.  Our team continues to grow stronger every day. This campaign represents an important choice.  I am ready to work with Governor Haley to create jobs, reform the ethics laws, cut taxes and ensure that seniors are safe, secure and happy in their homes.".


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