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Gov. Henry McMaster Suspends Pickens City Councilman Donald McKinney

December 6, 2022

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Immediately after receiving the indictment of Pickens City Councilman Donald McKinney, Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2022-38, suspending McKinney from office. 

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

For more information, you can view the Executive Order here.