State Rep. Bakari Sellers, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, announced the formation of a statewide leadership team to help him in his race against Republican candidate Henry McMaster, according to a story posted today on The State's website.

The team includes prominent residents from throughout the state, including Melissa Watson, Berkeley County Democratic Party Chairwoman,

Jane Pulling, a retired educator; Peter Tecklenburg, Charleston County Auditor; Brady Quirk-Garvin, Charleston County Democratic Party Chairman; Lucille Whipper, former member of SC House of Representatives; Abe Jenkins, a community organizer; and David M. Pascoe, 1st Circuit Solicitor.

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Information from: http://www.thestate.com/