NAACP leader Lonnie Randolph will not seek re-election

NAACP leader Lonnie Randolph will not seek re-election

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - South Carolina NAACP President Lonnie Randolph will not be seeking another term as the civil rights organization's leader.

Dr. Randolph said due to his health, he will be unable to seek the office once again after leading the organization for over 20 years.

According to State Conference Executive Director Dwight James, Dr. Randolph's term does not expire until November 2017. At this point, there are no candidates for the position.

Meanwhile, Oveta Glover and Rev. Otis Outing are seeking the presidency of the Columbia branch of the NAACP. Currently, Glover does not hold that position for the branch.

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