Rick Wade, former Obama administration official and an executive at GreenTech Automotive, announced Thursday he is backing out of running as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate seat held by Tim Scott. Wade just announced in December.
Quinton is a native South Carolinian who has lived in Baltimore since 2006. He is a recent convert to the Catholic Church and is active in the Knights of Columbus. He has been involved in the pro-life movement nationally and locally since 2010.
Quinton is a veteran who served as an intelligence analyst in the Army National Guard. He is also an Eagle Scout.