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Jul 13, 2022

Governor seeks to protect port from landmark’s pollution 

The nation’s ninth-busiest port is at risk of pollution by more than 100,000 gallons of fuel from a Navy aircraft carrier that served in World War II and the Vietnam War before its decommissioning and designation as a National Historic Landmark.  The USS Yorktown — located in Charleston Harbor — is experiencing continued corrosion on […]

Jun 26, 2018

Governor, attorney general, US House nods up for grabs in SC

COLUMBIA (AP) The two-week sprint from the South Carolina primaries to the runoffs is ending. South Carolina voters will choose the Republican candidates for governor and attorney general in the runoff elections. Gov. Henry McMaster is fighting for his political life against political newcomer and businessman John Warren. Attorney General Alan Wilson is also fighting […]

May 14, 2018

SC governor hopeful Smith picks lawmaker as running mate

COLUMBIA (AP) A Democrat hoping to become South Carolina’s next governor has picked a fellow state lawmaker as his running mate in this year’s election, telling The Associated Press the ticket has already begun attracting the Republican support that will be needed to win the November general election. Smith and his pick for lieutenant governor, […]

Mar 27, 2018

Democratic SC governor hopeful Willis picks running mate

COLUMBIA (AP) A Democrat hoping to become South Carolina’s next governor has announced a state lawmaker as her running mate in this year’s election. Florence attorney Marguerite Willis said March 27 on Twitter that she had selected state Sen. John Scott as her pick for lieutenant governor. Scott has represented Columbia in the state Senate since […]

Mar 22, 2018

S. Carolina gov debates planned ahead of June 12 primaries

COLUMBIA (AP) The candidates vying to become South Carolina’s next governor are set to faceoff in two sets of debates planned before the state’s primary elections. The Post and Courier of Charleston said March 21 that it’s teaming up with South Carolina ETV for Republican debates May 23 at Clemson University and June 5 at the […]

Mar 20, 2018

Filing opens for 2018 races across South Carolina

COLUMBIA (AP) Candidate filing is now open for this year’s elections in South Carolina. Filing opened at noon on March 16. Candidates have until noon on March 30 to file their paperwork and pay required fees. The governor and other statewide elected officials face voters this year, as do all of South Carolina’s seven U.S. […]

Feb 9, 2018

South Carolina lawmaker proposes delaying primary election

COLUMBIA (AP) A South Carolina lawmaker has proposed delaying filing for this year’s elections because the state has not passed a law to allow candidates for lieutenant governor and governor to run on the same ticket. Republican Sen. Harvey Peeler of Gaffney on Feb. 8 floated a proposal that would also put off this year’s June […]

Jan 20, 2017

Elections – Constitutional Amendment – Effective Date – Governor & Lieutenant Governor – Joint Election

Davis v. Leatherman (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-008-17, 3 pp.) (Per Curiam) S.C. S. Ct. Holding: S.C. Const. Art. III and IV have been amended to provide for the joint election of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor. The court rules that the amendments shall become effective “[b]eginning with the general election of 2018” and “upon the […]

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