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SC Chamber and Nexstar Media Group to Present US Senate Debate Focused on Business and the Economy

September 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2020 

Katie Titus, Director of Government Affairs/Media Relations Manager  

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce 

(916) 996-2015 



SC Chamber and Nexstar Media Group to Present US Senate Debate Focused on Business and the Economy 

Senator Lindsey Graham and Jaime Harrison to Meet in Debate Airing Statewide from 7-8 pm on October 9th

COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce (SC Chamber) announced today that Senator Lindsey Graham (R) and candidate Jaime Harrison (D) will meet in a debate airing statewide on Friday, October 9th  from 7:00-8:00pm EST. The debate will be presented by the SC Chamber and Nexstar Media Group and the focus of the debate will be business, the economy, and COVID-19. SC Chamber members will have the opportunity to submit video or social media questions about the issues affecting them most.  

The debate will be moderated by Amy Wood, an anchor with WSPA which covers Greenville/Spartanburg and the Upstate. Panelists are Carolyn Murray with WCBD News 2 in Charleston and Gordon Dill with WSPA. The debate will air live in all of the state’s major media markets on the following stations:  

  • WSPA – Spartanburg, Greenville, Anderson 
  • WCBD – Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester 
  • WBTW – Myrtle Beach, Florence 
  • WLTX – Columbia 
  • WSAV – Hilton Head, Beaufort 
  • WJBF – Aiken  

“The SC Chamber is excited to partner with the Nexstar Media Group to host a statewide debate between Lindsay Graham and Jaime Harrison,” said SC Chamber President and CEO Ted Pitts. “The state’s business community needs to hear from the candidates on where they stand on the issues that influence them and our economy. This election is important, and we look forward to hearing how the two candidates would lead over the next six years.”  

*The South Carolina Chamber is a nonpartisan business organization that does not endorse in federal elections.* 

About the SC Chamber: The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is the State’s Champion for Business, with a vision to make South Carolina the best place in the nation to live, work, and do business. A statewide organization that promotes pro-job and business policies at the state and federal level, it brings together businesses across the state with coordinated strategies, trainings, committees, and events. With a unified voice, we can make the biggest impact. Our member insights shape the policies we write, and the agenda we promote at the State House. You can learn more at www.scchamber.net 




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