Rep. Russell Ott

5 candidates file for primary for Dist. 26 in the South Carolina Senate

Filing closed Monday for South Carolina House and Senate primary races. Five candidates, 3 Republican and 2 Democrat, filed to run in the June 11, primary for the SC Senate Dist. 26 seat. The SC Senate Dist. 26 seat has been held by Sen. Nikki Setzler since 1976. He is not running for reelection. The […]


Rep. Russell Ott to announce his candidacy for State Senate Dist. 26 seat

Russell Ott Press Release: On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, lifelong South Carolinian and  State Representative, Russell Ott, will announce his candidacy for  State Senate District 26.   The district includes portions of Calhoun, Lexington, and Richland Counties. It is currently held by longtime State Senator Nikki Setzler, who announced his retirement in January after serving for 47 […]