Perry loses South Carolina campaign offices
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Republican presidential candidate Rick PerryRick PerryFormer Texas Supreme Court justice jumps into state's AG Republican primary race Texas governor signs 'fetal heartbeat' abortion bill Tomorrow's special election in Texas is the Democrats' best House hope in 2021 MORE's South Carolina campaign headquarters has shuttered, his state chairman Katon Dawson confirmed for a report on Tuesday. 

Dawson told CNN that Perry’s team relocated to his own public affairs office after the campaign space in Columbia was given to a “hot new client” by a realtor.

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The state chairman, who said he provided the initial space to Perry in his retainer fee, told CNN he is working on a volunteer basis and hasn't been paid for several weeks. 

Perry’s campaign has lost staff in other early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire after saying last month it could not afford to pay staff. Since then, some staff are back on the payroll. 

The former Texas governor has struggled to gain traction for his second White House bid, and will be in the undercard event at his party's second presidential debate next week.