Politics & Government

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker visiting Beaufort County. Here’s where

Another Democratic presidential candidate is bringing the 2020 election campaigning to Beaufort County.

Cory Booker, a New Jersey senator, is hosting “Conversation with Cory” Friday night at Whale Branch Middle School in Seabrook. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the event will run from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The school is located at 2009 Trask Parkway.

Booker’s website offers attendees the option to RSVP with free tickets.

Other Democratic candidates including Elizabeth Warren, a current Massachusetts senator; Beto O’Rourke, a former Texas congressman; John Hickenlooper, the former Colorado governor; and author Marianne Williamson have also recently held campaign events in Beaufort County.

Lana Ferguson has reported on a smorgasbord of news for The Island Packet & Beaufort Gazette since June 2018. Before coming to the Lowcountry, she worked for publications in her home state of Virginia and graduated from the University of Mississippi, where she was editor of the college’s daily newspaper.
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