S.C. Democratic Party’s annual convention is Saturday
The convention is attracting 21 presidential primary candidates.
Each candidate will be given seven minutes to address the crowd at the convention.
More than 2,000 delegates and guests are expected to attend. The S.C. Democratic Party has partnered with MSNBC to telecast the event. The network is expected to broadcast live from the convention hall during the day.
South Carolina is a crucial early-voting presidential primary state, with a diverse population. That makes it a popular destination for candidates.
On Friday, the S.C. Democratic Party Blue Palmetto dinner is at the Columbia Convention Center.
Reception starts at 7 p.m.
Also on Friday: Jim Clyburn’s World Famous Fish Fry at Coble Plaza in Columbia.
Starts at 7:30 p.m.