Susan Richards and JoAnne Day were elected co-presidents of the League of Women Voters of South Carolina at the recent state convention.

They will lead the group for the next two years.

Richards, of Charleston, pledged to continue the League’s commitment to bringing more citizens into the political process. She succeeeds Barbara Zia, another Charleston resident who served as state League president for three terms.

Day is a Columbia resident who served previously as LWVSC vice president for issues and action and as advocacy director.

Day and Richards affirmed that the League will advocate on issues prioritized by leaders at the convention: public education, ensuring citizen access to voting, reforming the state’s ethics laws, transportation, conservation, and tax reform.