Robert Ford - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Robert Ford

Sen. Robert Ford (Source: Campaign website) Sen. Robert Ford (Source: Campaign website)

Just the Facts:

Name: Robert Ford
Current Office: SC Senator, District 42 (1993-present)
Political Affiliation: Democratic
Age: 60
Family: None
Education: Grambling State University, Wayne State University
Other Occupation: Developer
Residence: Charleston

Candidate Info: A state senator since the 90's, Robert Ford worked on a compromise to bring down the Confederate Flag from the State House dome. He's running to bring video poker back to the state to help boost the sagging unemployment rate.

Copyright 2009 WIS. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. 

  • SC PoliticsPoliticsMore>>

  • First transgender candidate in SC running for SC Senate 20

    First transgender candidate in SC running for SC Senate 20

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-08-13 23:06:55 GMT
    Dayna Smith is one of seven candidates running for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June. (Source: Facebook)Dayna Smith is one of seven candidates running for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June. (Source: Facebook)
    Dayna Smith is one of seven candidates running for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June. (Source: Facebook)Dayna Smith is one of seven candidates running for the Senate seat left vacant after John Courson resigned following a guilty plea on official misconduct in June. (Source: Facebook)

    The primary election for South Carolina Senate seat 20 will have a first for the state - a transgender candidate. 

    More >>

    The primary election for South Carolina Senate seat 20 will have a first for the state - a transgender candidate. 

    More >>
  • Templeton chooses crime fighting Upstate solicitor as running mate

    Templeton chooses crime fighting Upstate solicitor as running mate

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:32:18 GMT
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton announced Upstate solicitor Walt Wilkins as her running mate Tuesday, touting his experience as a prosecutor, in battling corruption and crime. (Source: WIS)Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton announced Upstate solicitor Walt Wilkins as her running mate Tuesday, touting his experience as a prosecutor, in battling corruption and crime. (Source: WIS)
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton announced Upstate solicitor Walt Wilkins as her running mate Tuesday, touting his experience as a prosecutor, in battling corruption and crime. (Source: WIS)Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton announced Upstate solicitor Walt Wilkins as her running mate Tuesday, touting his experience as a prosecutor, in battling corruption and crime. (Source: WIS)

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton announced Upstate solicitor Walt Wilkins as her running mate Tuesday, touting his experience as a prosecutor, in battling corruption and crime. 

    More >>

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Templeton announced Upstate solicitor Walt Wilkins as her running mate Tuesday, touting his experience as a prosecutor, in battling corruption and crime. 

    More >>
  • State Dems want Parnell to drop out after divorce docs unearth spousal abuse allegations

    State Dems want Parnell to drop out after divorce docs unearth spousal abuse allegations

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:45:38 GMT
    Archie Parnell (Source: WIS)Archie Parnell (Source: WIS)

    South Carolina Democratic Party leaders are pushing Congressional candidate Archie Parnell to drop out of the race after documents unearthed by his own campaign showed his first marriage collapsed under the weight of physical abuse allegations.

    More >>

    South Carolina Democratic Party leaders are pushing Congressional candidate Archie Parnell to drop out of the race after documents unearthed by his own campaign showed his first marriage collapsed under the weight of physical abuse allegations.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly