Paul Thurmond Will Run for McConnell's Seat
Republican Paul Thurmond announced on Facebook he will seek Glen McConnell's former Senate seat
Charleston Attorney and son of former Sen. Strom Thurmond, Paul Thurmond announced Monday via Facebook that he will be filing to run for the South Carolina Senate District 41 seat.
Thurmond will join John Steinberger and Sean Pike, who have already filed to run as Republicans. Charleston City Councilman Aubry Alexander is also considering running for the seat.
On the Democratic side former Charleston City Councilman Paul Tinkler has filed to run for the seat. S.C. Rep. Leon Stavrinakis is also considering running for the seat.