The Washington Post
March 12, 2013

Bruce Carroll, a founder of the top gay Republican group GOProud, announced Monday that he will resign his position at the group to consider a primary challenge to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) in 2014. Carroll, who is also a blogger at, was recently elected vice chairman of the group. “In the spirit of transparency and honesty, I informed my fellow GOProud board members that I could not dedicate the time to the organization while I seriously considered the effort it will take to challenge Sen. Graham in the 2014 primary,” Carroll said in a blog post.