CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Congressman Joe Cunningham has named current Finance Director and College of Charleston Alumna Allie Watters as Campaign Manager for the 2020 campaign cycle.
26-year-old Allie Watters is a graduate of the College of Charleston and has served as Cunningham’s Finance Director sing August of 2017, according to the news release. Watters has helped raise over $1.3 million for Cunningham’s re-election campaign.
Cunningham said the choice was clear:
“Anyone who knows Allie Watters knows she is one of the smartest, most talented people in our state,” said Congressman Cunningham. “Allie played a critical role in our upset victory in 2018 and I could think of no one better to help lead the re-election campaign. She knows the district, the people, the issues and most importantly she has a true love for the Lowcountry which will make her a fantastic campaign manager.”
Watters said she is honored to lead the campaign in 2020:
“Helping elect Joe Cunningham to Congress was the most exciting and fulfilling experience of my life,” said Watters. “But now the focus is on getting him re-elected so he can continue to fight for Lowcountry families, veterans and our coastline. It’s a great honor to be named campaign manager and I look forward to getting to work.”