Biden coming to Sumter

Vice President Joe Biden will be in Sumter during the last week of this campaign season as Democrats make their final push for the upcoming general election.

While officially in town to promote the South Carolina Democratic Party’s “Get Out The Vote” campaign, Biden will be visit the Gamecock City on Tuesday, Nov. 1, supporting the campaigns of the two men from his party that are looking to represent Sumter County in the U.S. House of Representatives next year.

Joining Biden on stage will be political hopeful Fran Person, who worked for Biden for eight years and is making his first run at political office in his attempt to represent the state’s Fifth Congressional District, while longtime Sixth Congressional District representative Jim Clyburn has held the same office since the 1992 election.

While details have not been finalized, the event will be open to the public and is expected to be held around 10 a.m. at Morris College.  Wherever the event ends up being held, organizers are asking those wishing to attend register ahead of time, which you can do here.

Later that day, Biden will also visit Rock Hill, another key city in the Fifth Congressional District where his protégé faces Republican incumbent Mick Mulvaney.  Those wishing to attend that event can register to do so here.

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