Earlier this week, many were stunned by the sudden resignation of Mandy Kimmons from the South Carolina statehouse. Since then, rumors have been circulating on who might run to take her place.
One name that’s popped up is Colleton County’s former Sheriff, Michael Avant.
Rumors suggest that Avant may be considering running for the open seat, serving district 97
The former sheriff has been encouraged to run by many influential people.
Robby Robbins tossed his name into the running earlier this week, releasing a statement confirming his plans to run for Mandy‘s former seat.
Robbins, A civil and criminal attorney, gained his presence serving two terms as the commissioner of the South Carolina Department of Transportation.