COLUMBIA (AP) Voters of South Carolina’s 4th congressional district face a crowded field in June 12’s primary. Some 13 Republicans and five Democrats are vying for the seat now held by Rep. Trey Gowdy. He announced his retirement from Congress ...Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) South Carolina Republicans took the first step toward ending the state’s practice of crossover voting during primary elections, announcing that the party would ask voters if they feel they should have the option to affiliate with a political ...Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) The candidate slates for South Carolina’s elections were set on March 30, with hundreds of candidates meeting a noon filing deadline for statewide constitutional offices, U.S. House seats, Statehouse and local-level races. Two congressmen have drawn June primary ...
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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 ...Read More »
COLUMBIA (AP) South Carolina House lawmakers have approved a budget to fund state government for the coming year. Legislators late March 13 voted 116-2 to approve the state’s more than $8 billion budget plan. The chamber reconvened early March 14 for another ...Read More »
LEXINGTON (AP) An athletic trainer and fitness center owner is the Republican pick to replace a former South Carolina lawmaker who resigned amid a corruption probe. Local media outlets report Lexington County voters on March 13 picked Chris Wooten as the ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »