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Democratic candidates announced for Ford's seat

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Three Democratic candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for former Senator Robert Ford's seat.

The District 42 seat was vacated by Ford's resignation last month after the Senate Ethics Committee heard that specific ethics charges against Ford included allegations that he used campaign money for adult-store purchases and other personal items.

The Charleston County Democratic Party announced the filings Tuesday. They include attorneys Marlon Kimpson and Emmanuel Ferguson and businesswoman Margaret Rush.

It's not too late for other candidates to file.

Anyone interested in running for the Charleston seat can file their candidacy between June 21 and July 1. The primary will be Aug. 13. If necessary, a primary runoff would be two weeks later, on Aug. 27. The special election will be Oct. 1.

 

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