In an interview with the Aiken Standard, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen said he could bring a “different generational perspective” to the office.

The comment sent us on an birth day hunt for the 39-year-old’s competition. Across the aisle, GOP candidate Henry McMaster is 62 and Gresham Barrett is 49. We don’t have Mullins McLeod’s age, but we’d say he’s in Sheheen’s ballpark. The newest Democratic contender, Jim Rex, is 67.