• Joe Cunningham

Joe Cunningham Announces Lieutenant Governor Short List

Democratic nominee for governor, Joe Cunningham, released a short list of prospective candidates for Lieutenant Governor.


“The person I choose for Lieutenant Governor will be ready to lead on day one,” said Cunningham. “Our ticket will represent the future of South Carolina and the amazing potential of our state. I am committed to selecting a qualified, visionary leader to join our team and help usher in a new generation of leadership for our incredible state.”



Lieutenant Governor Shortlist:

  • Tally Parham Casey, Columbia. CEO of Wyche Law Firm, first female fighter pilot in the South Carolina Air National Guard, veteran of three combat tours over Iraq. Native of Greenville.

  • Rosalyn Glenn, Columbia. Financial Planner and former Democratic nominee for State Treasurer. Native of Welford, SC.

  • Jermaine Johnson, Lower Richland (Columbia). State Representative, small business owner, and former professional basketball player.

  • Kimberly O. Johnson, Manning. State Representative and Assistant Director of the F. E. DuBose Career Center.

  • Meghan Smith, Spartanburg. Member of Spartanburg City Council, District 1. Director of College and Career Readiness at the Spartanburg Academic Movement.

  • Ed Sutton, Charleston. Air Force Pilot, Commercial Realtor, and former Democratic nominee for State House.

  • Spencer Wetmore, Folly Beach. State Representative, former prosecutor, and former City Administrator for the City of Folly Beach.

  • Kathryn Whitaker, Mount Pleasant. Chief Marketing Officer of Burr & Forman, LLP. Former Democratic nominee for State Senate. Native of Orangeburg.

  • Teresa Wilson, Columbia. City Manager of the City of Columbia.


Cunningham expects to announce a running mate in the next few weeks.