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4:50 pm on Tuesday October 27, 2015

S.C. presidential poll: Trump, Carson, Clinton at the fore

A new Clemson University in South Carolina offers few surprises in the top candidates for both parties. 
5:34 am on Wednesday November 5, 2014

S.C. Votes 2014: All your local election results

Nikki Haley is back as governor, Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott are keeping their seats: you know the highlights, but here's how to see who won locally and how your neighbors voted. The South Carolina State Election Commission makes all the 2,881,052...
5:01 am on Tuesday November 4, 2014

S.C. Election day, 2014 edition

Amongst a bevy of local questions, have your say on the next governor, two U.S. Senator seats, and two constitutional amendments.
7:45 am on Saturday October 25, 2014

Beaufort's four candidates for city council

Four candidates are running for two open Beaufort City Council seats, and The Island Packet has profiles of each. Donnie Beer; Phil Cromer; Stephen Murray; and Former mayor Bill Rauch. The election is November 4. Bonus: Here's an overview from a...
11:21 am on Wednesday October 1, 2014

Haley 10-points ahead of Sheheen in poll

In a poll of 1,082, Winthrop Poll saw Governor Nikki Haley (R) with a significant lead over repeat challenger S.C. Sen. Vincent Sheheen (D).
5:08 am on Thursday September 25, 2014

Two debates ahead of next S.C. governor selection

Ahead of this November's gubernatorial election, five candidates will debate at two at Charleston Southern and Furman universities, on October 14 and 21, respectively. 
9:43 am on Tuesday September 9, 2014

Boil & Stump set for September 24

Candidates for federal, state and local offices will gather in Georgetown on September 24 to present their platforms to area residents. The Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors, will...
3:12 pm on Tuesday September 2, 2014

'Smoke and Mirrors' website strikes at Gov. Haley

The gubernatorial election season continues to heat up, now the South Carolina Democratic Party launched a new website, "Haley's Smoke and Mirrors" to post ongoing counterpoints to Haley's ongoing legacy.
7:41 am on Tuesday May 6, 2014

Candidate proposes legalizing marijuana in SC to raise school money

Democratic candidate for state superintendent of education Sheila Gallagher is proposing that South Carolina legalize marijuana as a way to raise new tax money for schools."Between the tax dollars you could bring in and stop putting some of our kids...
12:53 pm on Monday April 21, 2014

John Tecklenburg announces mayoral candidacy

Charleston businessman John Tecklenburg announced today that he will run in Charleston’s upcoming mayoral race.