Tom Davis will not run for any office in 2014Submitted by ewrp on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 21:19
State Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, said today Friday he will not run for U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s seat or any statewide office in 2014, including governor.
Instead, Davis said he can do more good in the state Senate, where he has recently gained appointment to powerful committees that include the Senate Finance Committee, a force in shaping the state’s budget.
"I'd be lying if I said it wasn’t tempting (to run for Graham’s seat,)" Davis said. "But when you get right down to it and realize you have a limited amount of time, a limited amount of energy, and you sit down and figure out where you can make the most difference, it’s a clear-cut decision. I can make far more of an impact in the (state) Senate."