Midlands Mayors Endorse Russell Ott for Senate

It’s a significant endorsement for State Representative Russell Ott as he vies for the State Senate seat, earning the support of several local mayors in the Midlands region.

Mayor Elise Partin of Cayce, Mayor Viola McDaniel of Swansea, Mayor Helen Carson-Peterson of St. Matthews, and Mayor Daniel Davis of Pine Ridge have all thrown their support behind Ott. Their decision is based on Ott’s legislative record and his commitment to collaborating with local governments to enhance the well-being of residents.

Mayor Partin emphasized Ott’s reliability in safeguarding Cayce’s quality of life, securing essential state funding for infrastructure, and fostering economic growth. She expressed her pride in endorsing Ott’s campaign, highlighting his dedication to serving the community.

In response, Representative Russell Ott expressed gratitude for the endorsement from these esteemed public servants. He underscored his eagerness to collaborate with them and to represent the constituents of District 26 effectively.

District 26 encompasses portions of Lexington, Richland, and Calhoun counties and is currently represented by Senator Nikki Setzler, who is retiring after an illustrious 47-year tenure. Ott’s endorsement by local mayors signifies a significant step forward in his campaign for the State Senate seat.