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2:50 am on Wednesday April 3, 2013

Sanford clinches GOP nod in race for 1st Congressional District

Former Gov. Mark Sanford will run as the Republican nominee for South Carolina's 1st Congressional District during the May 7 election. After seazing 37% of the vote in the primary on March 19, on Tuesday night Sanford cemented his lead with 56.6% to...
2:44 am on Wednesday June 27, 2012

Race for the 7th: Tinubu & Rice will battle it out in November

Flickr User: DerekA Update June 27th: After yesterday's runoff the Race for the 7th has narrowed down the candidates for this November. Preston Brittain called Gloria Tinubu only an hour and a half after polls closed on Tuesday, June 26th to concede...
5:28 am on Thursday June 21, 2012

2012 S.C. Primary Results & local roundup (Update: Dem primary trial starts today)

Flickr User: Vox Efx "I Voted" but not many of you did... Update June 21, 2012: "Let's get ready to rumble!"  The trial for the Democratic Primary starts today, supporters of Democratic candidate Preston Brittan have filed a suit claiming that votes...
1:18 am on Wednesday May 11, 2011

Debate sprouts in fight against storm water runoff in Beaufort County (update: moves forward)

Flickr user KOMUnews Update May 11: A footnote to mention that the ordinance has passed first reading. You can read the full proposed regulation over here. Update May 8: Three months later, the storm water runoff debate is gearing back up after...
2:42 am on Wednesday June 23, 2010

Voters head back to the polls to decide runoff contests (update: results in)

Image by Flickr user whiteafrican Update June 23: Here are the results, I've linked the names to relevant coverage. Nikki Haley defeated Gresham Barrett 65% to 35% in the Republican governor's race. Ken Ard defeated Bill Connor 61% to 39% in the...
3:17 pm on Saturday February 6, 2010

Dorchester couple say they're stuck with development's rain runoff

Image by Flickr user purplemattfish A couple is growing tired of an ever soggy yard and points the finger at the newer Myers Mill subdivision and says the uphill-construction is the source of its water woes. Live 5 News has the story and video. It's...
3:50 pm on Saturday February 14, 2009

Dick Cronin is new Isle of Palms mayor

Isle of Palms Councilman Dick Cronin has won the runoff election to be the city's next mayor -- he won with an eight-point margin over the 36-year-old Ryan Buckhannon. Interestingly, the runoff netted 17 more votes than the initial election's 1,209...
2:48 pm on Wednesday January 28, 2009

Isle of Palms mayoral seat headed to a runoff

It looks like a third election is just around the corner for the Isle of Palms: Preliminary numbers have Councilman Dick Cronin as one point shy of the 50 percentage points needed to secure the seat. If those numbers hold, Cronin will face...
5:30 am on Wednesday June 25, 2008

Primary runoffs set for Tuesday

Updated below with results. Today, June 24, primary election runoffs are being held. Here are the ones in the Charleston-area (view runoffs across the state): Charleston CountyState House District 111 (Dems): Wendell G. Gilliard, Clay N. Middleton...
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