2nd Republican jumps into SC superintendent's race - WCIV-TV | ABC News 4 - Charleston News, Sports, Weather

2nd Republican jumps into SC superintendent's race

Posted: Updated:

By SEANNA ADCOX
Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Republican activist Sheri Few is running for South Carolina schools superintendent.

Few announced her candidacy Friday. Her main issue is blocking education standards known as Common Core.

Few is president of Parents Involved in Education, a nonprofit she founded in 2000 that trains teachers in abstinence-only education. Before that, she was a stay-at-home mom of three.

She also was the state campaign director for Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's 2012 presidential bid.

She is the second Republican to officially jump into the superintendent's race after GOP incumbent Mick Zais announced he wouldn't seek re-election. State Rep. Andy Patrick of Hilton Head Island announced his bid Wednesday.

Few ran unsuccessfully in 2006, 2008 and 2010 for a seat in the South Carolina House representing a suburban Columbia district. She lives in Lugoff.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most Popular

Stories
Videos

Like Us On Facebook


Powered by WorldNow

ABCNews4 WCIV-TV

888 Allbritton Dr.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
843-881-4444 | Advertising Information

Public Information File

For assistance with accessing WCIV-TV's public information file, click here.

Advertising

Advertising Credit Application and Terms and Conditions PDF.

Powered by WorldNow
All content Copyright © 2014 WCIV and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.