The Political Action Committee of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce (CMCC PAC) announced its endorsement of several Mount Pleasant Town Council candidates Oct. 1.
The CMCC PAC is backing Rodly Millet, Nick Collins, Ben Bryson and Chris O’Neal. Collins is a small business owner who served on the council five years ago, Bryson is currently serving on the Planning Commission, O’Neal has been on the council since 2011 and Millet was in the military for 20 years and also worked in the private sector as a business owner.
“We feel confident that our endorsed candidates are business-minded leaders who will contribute to the vitality of Mount Pleasant," David Hand, CMCC PAC chairman, told Palmetto Business Daily. "This is a critical election year, and it is of utmost importance to elect candidates who will continue to lead Mount Pleasant down a path of success.”
Hand said that all of the candidates supported by the committee "possess attributes that are aligned with the chamber and the business community."
"Each candidate articulated pro-business opinions in addition to stressing the importance of properly managed growth that will preserve the town while also ensuring its future success," Hand said.
To be considered for CMCC PAC endorsement, candidates completed a questionnaire about key Mount Pleasant issues.
For more information about the CMCC PAC, visit www.charlestonchamber.net/pac.