SC Democrats meet on Senate candidate

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COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Democrats are gathering to decide whether to overturn the results of the primary election that saw an unemployed, unknown military veteran win the nomination for U.S. Senate.

The state party's executive committee is meeting today in Columbia to hear a protest by former state lawmaker Vic Rawl.

Rawl says malfunctions in voting machines or software may have caused him to lose the June 8 Democratic primary to political unknown Alvin Greene.

Rawl says voters have told him they meant to vote for him but saw Greene's name on their screens instead.

The executive committee could uphold the election, order a new primary or find that problems were so significant that Rawl should be declared the winner.

Greene says he will not attend.

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Dixieman
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Dixieman 06/17/10 - 05:43 am
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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalvin!

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalvin! I love this; pass the popcorn!

johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 06/17/10 - 05:45 am
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If Rawl is successful in

If Rawl is successful in overturning the vote of his constituents, maybe he could lead an investigation of how a person of questionable nationality, no experience and, in general, a secretive and mysterious past could become the leader of the most powerful country in the world. His ongoing demonstration of incompetence could be the reason for the investigation, even though none seems to be necessary on the state level.

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johnston.cliff 06/17/10 - 05:47 am
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LOL, Dixieman. Green says he

LOL, Dixieman. Green says he won't attend. Too good.

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Dixieman 06/17/10 - 06:03 am
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Morning, Cliff. It's not

Morning, Cliff. It's not like this guy won by a couple of votes; he beat a long-term professional SC Dem pol by 59-41, which is super-landslide territory! SC Dems are going to have a really hard time overturning this lunacy...

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