CHARLESTON, S.C.  – This week, Deon Tedder announced that Scott Harriford has been named Campaign Manager for his campaign for State Senate District 42.

“I’m thrilled to have Scott Harriford join our team,” said Tedder. “Scott is a proven political strategist with a deep understanding of South Carolina politics. He has a track record of winning elections, and I’m confident that he will help us build a winning campaign.”

Harriford is a political campaign veteran and alumni of the Biden administration. He served as White House Liaison at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In this role, Scott coordinated initiatives and priorities between the White House and SBA.

Prior to working in the Biden administration, Scott held key political roles for President Biden. During the 2020 primary Scott served as the president’s South Carolina Political Director. Following the president’s win in that state, he became the Southeastern Political Director for the Biden-Harris campaign. As part of this job, Scott was responsible for community outreach, strategic planning and political organization.

“I’m excited to join Deon’s campaign,” said Harriford. “I strongly believe in Deon, he’s a proven fighter and strong leader with a clear vision for the future of South Carolina. I’m confident that we can win this election and make a difference in the lives of all South Carolinian.