CHARLESTON, S.C. – Today, Montez Martin, Army Veteran, former Executive Director of the Charleston County Housing Authority, and long-time community leader, endorsed Deon Tedder’s campaign for State Senate District 42.

“Deon Tedder is a fighter for civil rights, affordable housing and equality,” said Martin. “As a lawyer, he truly understands the need for criminal justice reform. It gives me a deep sense of pleasure and satisfaction to endorse Deon Tedder for Senate District 42. I urge you, the eligible voter, to vote now or September 5th for Deon Tedder in this special election primary. Deon Tedder is who we need in the Senate to represent District 42.”

“Montez Martin is a respected community leader who has dedicated his life to fighting for civil rights, affordable housing and equality,” said Tedder. “I’m honored to have earned his endorsement, and I’m committed to continuing his legacy by fighting for the working families of District 42. We need a new generation of leaders who will fight for justice and equality, and I’m running for State Senate to make that happen.”