Columbia, South Carolina- Today, Monday, October 26, the South Carolina Senate Democratic Caucus announced the official swearing-in ceremony for South Carolina State Senator-Elect Margie Bright Matthews will be held on Tuesday (Tomorrow) October 27, 2015 at the South Carolina State House (Senate Chambers). The ceremony will start at 2PM with a reception immediately following.
Margie Bright Matthews beat Republican Challenger Al Fernandez 5,759-750, last Tuesday (October 20. 2015) in a special election to replace the late Senator Clementa Pinckney. She is just the second African-American woman to hold a seat in the South Carolina Senate.
WHAT: Swearing-in ceremony for Senator – Elect Margie Bright Matthews
DATE: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
LOCATION: South Carolina State House (Senate Chambers)
NOTE: Reception immediately following ceremony