North Augusta man to challenge Barrett for Congress

February 19, 2008

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A North Augusta man says he is running as an independent against Republican U.S. Representative Gresham Barrett.

33-year-old Tommy J. Carson III says change is needed in Washington. He says there should be more average Americans in elected offices and fewer career politicians.

Carson works for Mercedes Benz. This is his first political campaign.

In 2006, Barrett defeated Democrat Lee Ballenger to win his third term representing South Carolina's third Congressional district. The district covers northwestern South Carolina.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903 Main Telephone: (803) 278-1212 Newsroom: (803) 278-3111 newsroom@wrdw.com Fax: (803) 442-4561
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 15775947 - wrdw.com/a?a=15775947
Gray Television, Inc.