Clary is set to clear out, opening up the District 3 State House seat.
Gary Clary has represented South Carolina's third district since 2012. He announced last year that he will not be seeking re-election.
Former C-E-O of the National Council of Engineering and Surveying, Jerry Carter, announced that he is running for the Republican nomination.
Carter currently serves as the Chair of the Church Council for Clemson United Methodist Church, according to a press release, and completed training last year to become certified as a Guardian Ad Litem.
The State House Seat 3rd District Election will be held November 3rd.
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