Running for:

U.S. House to represent South Carolina's 7th Congressional District

Current Position:

U.S. House (D-SC) Challenger

Party Affiliation:


Melissa Watson

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South Carolina

Melissa Watson has focused her entire career on serving her community and making it a better place for all residents. She spent six years in the U.S. Army Reserves and reached the rank of Staff Sergeant by the time she was 23 years old. She was the winner of the “Rookie Teacher of the Year Award” at Baptist Hill High School, and she continues to dedicate her labor to providing quality education for South Carolinians. When not leading in the classroom, she also works hard as a licensed realtor and a restaurant server.

Melissa earned an undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston, a graduate degree from the Citadel and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Phoenix. Melissa spends much of her free time as a volunteer for community organizations and as a leader in the Democratic Party.