Ok. I know I said I was busy, but what better time to put off what was due yesterday.

South Carolina Democrats are heading to Columbia for a big weekend, and a forum today hosted by the SC New Democrats will look at how to win in 2010. As part of the event, they’ll be hosting potential candidates for governor and they were nice enough to include a list. No new names, really (hell, most are from Charleston) but we realize we haven’t really collected all of them in a post:

Potential candidates who have confirmed their participation are State Senator Vincent Sheheen, State Representative Harry Ott, and Charleston attorney Mullins McLeod. Sen. Robert Ford and Rev. Amos Elliott have also been invited but have not confirmed.

Sheheen recently made an early campaign stop in Charleston to talk about the federal stimulus. McLeod announced his candidacy earlier this week. Ford’s been busy pitching his private school tax credit plan. Elliott, who has a West Ashley church, announced his candidacy a few weeks ago. Ott’s from Calhoun.

The fun starts at 2:30 PM at The Inn at USC on 1619 Pendleton St. The candidate discussion is at 3:45 p.m.

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