WFAE, Charlotte’s NPR station reports on the growing support for the Clements for Senate campaign among SC voters, especially Democrats.
Last week, liberal magazine “The Nation” featured Clements as a “great progressive” and a chance for “savvy Democrats” to avoid further embarrassment in the Senate race.
The South Carolina Democratic Party won’t endorse – or fund – Clements because its rules strictly forbid that. But the Aiken County Democratic Party has a link to Clements’ campaign on its website. And at least one council of the South Carolina AFL-CIO has strayed from its typically Democratic candidate endorsements to back Clements.
More than anything, Democratic voters just seem relieved to discover Tom Clements. Jose Brito had a couple of Clements’ yard signs tucked under his arm and a smile on his face leaving the Rock Hill event.
It was the first he’d heard about any other option to Greene or DeMint in the Senate race.
“I’m so happy to find the right person,” said Brito of Tom Clements.
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