(AUDIO) Text claiming to be from Rowden a hoax

Columbia’s state senator is the target of a campaign hoax weeks before the election.

Someone sent out a text over the weekend pretending to be Caleb Rowden, and falsely claiming he was stepping away from politics.

His Democratic challenger for Senate, Judy Baker, also condemned the hoax text.

This come about a week after the Republican incumbent said in a blog post that he and his family have been followed, and harassed at home.

Listen to the Wake Up Columbia interviews with Rowden and Baker on Monday:

(This story was last updated at 9:00 a.m. Monday.)

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