Russell Stall Endorses Eric Graben in South Carolina 4th Congressional District Democratic Primary

Staff Report From Greenville CEO

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Greenville City Councilman Russell Stall announced he is endorsing Eric Graben for Congress in South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District. Stall, a leader in Greenville who has for years been bringing people together to improve the community and build vision around the area’s growth, adds his name to a growing list of leaders throughout the upstate supporting Graben’s campaign.

“During my work with Greenville Forward and on the city council, I have worked with many people to contribute to our work of making Greenville the best place it can be for all of our residents,” said Stall.  “Few compare with the character and focus of Eric Graben.  Eric has a track record of fighting for our community’s most vulnerable and bringing people together to solve problems.  He has been a leader in helping our community solve some of our biggest problems, and is exactly the type of person we need in Washington.”

In accepting the endorsement, Graben commended Councilman Stall’s work to bring folks together to make Greenville a stronger community.  “I am honored today to receive this endorsement from Councilman Stall.  As a result of the work he has done, Greenville is one of the most livable cities in the country.  I will always bring his collaborative and welcoming attitude with me in Congress to solve the problems facing our country and our state.”

This announcement comes after key endorsements from local leaders leaders like State Representative Chandra Dillard, Greenville County Councilwoman Xanthene Norris,

Greenville City Councilwoman Lillian Brock Flemming, Former Greenville City Councilwoman Gaye Sprague, Former Greenville City Councilwoman Diane Smock, and Former Greenville City Councilwoman Michelle Shain as well as state and national leaders State Senator Vincent Sheheen, former South Carolina Superintendent of Education Inez Tenenbaum, and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education and former Democratic Nominee for State Superintendent of Education Frank Holleman over the last few weeks.  As the campaign heads towards the primary election, the momentum is clearly with Graben’s campaign.