What is the structure and name of the merged entity?
Effective now, the merger result is the Forward Party of South Carolina, an officially recognized third party in South Carolina with ballot access.
The South Carolina Independence Party has absorbed the South Carolina Forward Party community and assets. Wayne Griffin, previously the SCIP Executive Committee Chair, will be the Chair of the new entity, and the new executive committee will be composed of leaders from both parties. The name of the new entity has been changed to the Forward Party of South Carolina.