By Eric Robinson
In the 2014 U.S. Senate race in South Carolina, most of the focus seems to be on Senator Tim Scott’s campaign to not only be the first black senator to serve South Carolina in the Senate, but the first elected black senator in the state. In December 2012, Governor Nikki Haley appointed Scott to replace retiring Senator Jim DeMint. He is running to win the final two years of DeMint’s term.
However, with all the focus on one candidate, the media is ignoring the minor party candidates in the race.
Among those candidates is Jill Bossi, a businesswoman who recently worked as the vice president and chief procurement officer of the American Red Cross.
One of the key issues that she is running on is term limits. She believes the issue is a real game changer that can force members of Congress to find solutions to current national issues and focus less on getting elected.
“Until the people absolutely demand that term limits are put in place, lawmakers are not going to voluntarily stand up,” Bossi said. “They don’t believe that they are the problem… and that’s part of the problem.”
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