FOR RELEASE ON NOVEMBER 6, 2017
MAYOR MINNIE NEWMAN ENDORSES NANCY MACE FOR SC STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 99
“Nancy understands the issues facing Hanahan and I have full confidence she will be a phone call away when we need her…”
November 6, 2017 – Hanahan, S.C. – Hanahan Mayor Minnie Newman announced her endorsement of Nancy Mace for the vacant South Carolina State House (District 99) seat. Newman is the well-loved and respected mayor of Hanahan, SC.
Mayor Newman expressed her full support of Mace, “It is an honor and a privilege to support Nancy as a candidate in the upcoming November 14th republican primary special election. Nancy grew up in Berkeley County and is a long-time friend. Nancy understands the issues facing the city of Hanahan and I have full confidence she will be a phone call away when we need her. I know she will work hard to represent us at the State House. Please stand with me and vote Nancy Mace!”
“Mayor Minnie” as she’s affectionately known, was first elected to Hanahan City Council in 1995 before being elected Mayor in November of 2002. She received her Bachelors and Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Charleston Southern University and holds a Doctorate in Child and Youth Studies from Nova Southeastern University. In addition to her duties as mayor, she has been teaching for over 20 years.
“I am humbled by the support from Mayor Newman, whom I deeply respect,” said Mace in response to this endorsement. Mayor Newman joins SC State Senator Republican Tom Davis, who previously endorsed Mace.
The community is rallying around Mace. The communities Mace will represent if elected – Hanahan, Daniel Island, Mount Pleasant and her a portion of her hometown of Goose Creek.
In the words of Mayor Newman, “The only vote one will need to cast on November 14! Vote Nancy Mace.”
To learn more, please visit www.nancymace.org
About Nancy Mace Nancy is a businesswoman and mother of two. She holds an MA in mass communication from the University of Georgia. She is the author of In the Company of Men: A Woman at The Citadel (Simon and Schuster, 2001). Mace is the daughter of retired Army Brigadier General Emory Mace and educator Dr. Anne Mace, PhD. She was raised in Berkeley County attending College Park Middle School and eventually graduating from Stratford High School before she attended Trident Tech and subsequently became the first woman to graduate from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina in 1999. In 2008 she started a boutique technology, marketing and public relations firm. Former clients include then U.S. Representatives Tim Scott and Mick Mulvaney, S.C. State Senator Tom Davis, S.C. State Senator Larry Grooms and others. Mace also served as Coalitions Director and Field Director for Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.; she worked in seven different states during the 2016 presidential primaries.
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