Our Candidates

Jaime Harrison

South Carolina


  • An attorney, DNC vice-chair and former lobbyist who is challenging Republican Senator Lindsey Graham

  • Son of a teen mom and absentee father who was raised by his grandparents — neither of who went to high school — in profound poverty

  • Jaime was a SC public high school standout, earning a scholarship to Yale and Georgetown Law School

  • Worked for Representative Jim Clyburn first as an intern and then as a senior aide and House Floor Manager. Rep Clyburn has called Harrison “the future of the Democratic Party.”

  • After leaving the Hill, he worked as a lobbyist at the Podesta Group

  • In 2013 he became the Chair of the South Carolina Democratic Party and is now an associate chairman of the DNC

  • Has created the innovative Harrison Helps 501(c)(4) to work in tandem with hiscampaign as a resource to help constituents