James Carey Bedenbaugh Jr.

Independent petition candidate for Saluda County Council District 4.

Occupation: Retired from the city of Columbia; owner of B&B Backflow Testing & Repair

Education: Graduate of Batesburg-Leesville High School; associates degree from Midlands Technical College

Experience in Political or Related Positions: 28 years of experience working with the city of Columbia; 12 years of service on the mid-Carolina Advisory Board; 25 years as owner of B&B Backflow Testing; and 15 years of service as deacon at Old Lexington Baptist Church.

Why should voters choose you in this election?

I have the time and energy to work and improve Saluda County Council. I also will be a better servant for the people of District 4. I will listen and try to help them with their concerns.