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Meet the Democratic Leader of the State Senate Nikki Setzler

Jun 29, 2020

The run-off elections are over, and we are excited about our entire Democratic ticket! We are pleased to introduce you to our Democratic candidates for the General Assembly.  We begin with the Democratic nominee for the State Senate.

Meet the Democratic Leader of the State Senate Nikki Setzler.

A family man, small businessman and reformer. Setzler is known for being an effective leader with a dedicated career of public service. He represents District 26 in the South Carolina State Senate which includes Aiken, Calhoun, Lexington, and Saluda Counties. 

Valuing compromise over partisan politics, Seltzer is willing to work across party lines as a reform-minded leader to get things done and make a real difference. 

Recent Accomplishments

  • Setzler advocated for increased access to vote-my-mail due to the looming COVID-19 pandemic by sponsoring relevant legislation
  • Pushed for free COVID-19 testing that was implemented in West Columbia, Swansea, and Salley
  • Co-sponsored amendment to increase LIFE and Palmetto Fellows scholarships to lower costs of students pursuing an education degree
  • Various West Columbia River District projects including securing a grant to provide wayfinding signs 

With your support we can re-elect Senator Setzler and turn the South Carolina Senate blue. Click here to learn more about Nikki Setzler’s campaign for South Carolina Senate and how you can get involved.

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