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4:55 am on Wednesday October 24, 2012

#SC7 Second Debate: Social Media Roundup

Flickr User: @jsweeneyMN -John Sweeney pre-debate look at the venue The second and last debate for who will represent the new SC 7th District was last night, and here is a look at what all the social media types on Twitter was saying. It seems that...
6:24 am on Tuesday October 23, 2012

District 7 debate number two scheduled for tonight

Update October 23rd: Tonight is the second and final debate between Tom Rice and Gloria Tinubu, both of whom will be talking to undecided voters in their attempt to become the first to represent the new S.C. 7th District.  Tonight's debate will be...
9:02 am on Thursday October 18, 2012

Top 3 takeaways from the 7th district debate

TheDigitel was front and slightly off-center at last night's pre-game presentation by Mary Matalin and James Carville, and the District 7 debate between Tom Rice and Gloria Tinubu.  Here are our top three takeaways with some moderate paraphrasing....
5:21 am on Thursday October 18, 2012

#SC7 First Debate: Social Media Roundup

TheDigitelMYR Here is a look at what folks were saying on Twitter and other social media outlets last night, October 17th before, during and after the first District 7 debate with Gloria Tinubu and Tom Rice.  We've tried to be fair and include equal...
6:01 am on Thursday October 4, 2012

Race for the 7th: Poll numbers, lack of voter knowledge

We know the readers of TheDigitel Myrtle Beach are some well informed, smart (and good looking) locals who of course are going to vote on November 6th and already know all about the new 7th district but some in South Carolina don't.  By now, news of...
8:34 am on Tuesday November 1, 2011

Wilson out as new S.C. Congressional districts approved; Now questions abound

After months of planning, a new 7th Congressional District in South Carolina has won approval from the U.S. Justice Department — but that's just the start of a new journey. (You can see the new district map above, explore an interactive one below...
1:55 am on Thursday June 30, 2011

Redistricting is here in South Carolina; Odds high for a new Coastal District (update: conflict, gridlock)

S.C. House The current plan as of May 22. Update June 30: In a cunning maneuver, a group of Republicans and Democrats in the S.C. Senate managed to vote through a plan that would have the new 7th Congressional District made up of a hodgepodge of I-...
5:05 am on Sunday March 6, 2011

Get ready for a debate over the balance of race and city v. rural as South Carolina begins redistricting

Image by Flickr user jaxxon So many choices.As it begins to look more certain that South Carolina will gain a 7th Congressional district following a population bump in the 2010 Census, pundits are saying to get ready for a statewide battle over the...
8:30 am on Wednesday December 29, 2010

Painting out the scenarios for a 7th S.C. district, and what it means for Beaufort

It's already been discussed how South Carolina's population increase of some 15.3 percent to 4.6 million residents in the past 10 years will likely lead to a 7th congressional district that will shake things up for Joe Wilson -- but it will also...
11:03 am on Tuesday December 21, 2010

South Carolina picks up a 7th Congressional district. What does that mean for Joe Wilson?

Flickr user kcivey Census data released today show that South Carolina's population has increased to the extent that it will receive a seventh congressional district. South Carolina's population increased by 15.3 percent to 4.6 million residents in...

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