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Greenville officials debate nonpartisan elections for city offices

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GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

A handful of Greenville city council members and other lawmakers will voice their opposition to proposed ordinance to establish nonpartisan nominations and elections for municipal offices Monday afternoon during a news conference.

Mayor Knox White and council members Lillian Flemming and Jil Littlejohn will be joined by Representative Chandra Dillard, former senator Ralph Anderson and former city council member Ray Martin to speak about why they will oppose the ordinance, according to a release.

The conference will be held at 4 p.m. in the lobby of city hall on South Main Street.

A first reading of the proposed ordinance is listed on the agenda for the city council meeting scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday in council chambers of City Hall.

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