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Gov. Henry McMaster Suspends Oconee County Councilman Matthew Durham

May 16, 2022

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Immediately following the indictment of Oconee County Councilman Matthew Durham, Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2022-15, suspending Durham from office.

Durham is suspended until such a time as he is formally acquitted or convicted, or until a duly elected successor is qualified and takes the oath of office.