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Petition candidate Marchant on ballot for solicitor

GREENVILLE — Upstate attorney and Greenville native Lucas C. Marchant recently announced his official candidacy and place on the ballot in November’s general election as a petition candidate for 13th Circuit solicitor, the chief prosecutor for Greenville and Pickens counties.

This marks the first time in 28 years that voters will have a choice on the ballot for solicitor.

Marchant secured his position by not only meeting but also exceeding the requisite amount of signatures to move forward in his bid to get on the ballot. He received 12,811 petition signatures from citizens of Greenville and Pickens County in a matter of seven weeks. The commission has now verified and certified those signatures, resulting in Lucas C. Marchant being listed as a choice in November.

“Choice is what makes democracy great, and a choice is what the citizens of Greenville and Pickens need and deserve,” Marchant said. “You deserve a candidate that is solely focused on you, your interests and protections. You are deserving of someone who will listen to your needs and

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