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Legislators to give update to Florence County GOP

Matthew ChristianJanuary 13, 2019

FLORENCE, S.C. – South Carolina Sen. Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. and state Reps. Phillip Lowe and Jay Jordan will provide a legislative update at the January meeting of the Florence County Republican Party.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Eddie Floyd Conference Center on the Carolinas Hospital System campus. Food from Rogers BBQ will be served.

Leatherman, Lowe and Jordan are the Republican members of the Florence County legislative delegation.

Leatherman serves as the senator from district 31, which includes a small portion of eastern Darlington County and most of Florence County except small portions of the southwestern part of the county. He has served since 1981. Leatherman serves as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and previously served as president pro tempore of the Senate.

Lowe, who has served since 2007, represents House District 60, which includes portions of western Florence County and southern Darlington County. He serves as chairman of the Law Enforcement Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Jordan represents House District 63, which includes West Florence. He won a 2015 special election for the seat and was re-elected in 2016 and 2018.

The event is free and open to the public.

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