Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Not many surprises expected in South Carolina elections

COLUMBIA - No Democrat has beaten an incumbent Republican in a statewide or congressional race since 1998. It will also be the first statewide general election under South Carolina's new voter ID law.
By Jeffrey Collins

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Candidates crisscross state in final get-out-the-vote push

GREENWOOD, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and her Democratic challenger, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, are traveling different parts of the state Saturday in a final get-out-the-vote push.
By Seanna Adcox

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Court orders election for Harrell's seat to continue

COLUMBIA - The general election to fill former House Speaker Bobby Harrell's seat will continue Tuesday while the Supreme Court considers whether state election commissioners properly called for a ...
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Graham says his remark about helping white men was joke

COLUMBIA - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's remark at a private, all-male dinner about mainly helping white men if he became president was a joke taken out of context, his campaign said Thursday.
By Jeffrey Collins

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Independent ends run for governor, endorses Sheheen

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Independent candidate Tom Ervin ended his campaign for governor and endorsed Democratic Sen. Vincent Sheheen.
By Jeffrey Collins

Scott, challengers tackle issues in Senate debate

COLUMBIA - U.S. Sen. Tim Scott shared a debate stage with his opponents for the first time, discussing a range of issues from the power of incumbency to foreign affairs.
By Meg Kinnard

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Challengers hammer Haley in last debate before election

GREENVILLE, S.C. - The two major challengers to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley used their final debate to attack her handling of problems at the child welfare agency.
By Jeffrey Collins

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

School funding, standards are focus of SC superintendent debate

COLUMBIA - Both major party candidates to be South Carolina's top educator said they support the idea of revamping school funding guidelines and are looking at a more equitable way to do so.
By Meg Kinnard

Sheheen accuses Haley of pay-to-play

COLUMBIA - Candidate Vincent Sheheen said companies that get economic incentives from state government should not be allowed to donate to the governor or other political candidates,
By Jeffrey Collins

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Graham focuses on getting voters to polls

AIKEN - As the days dwindle before the Nov. 4 election, the race for Lindsey Graham's U.S. Senate seat is more about making sure Democrats and Republicans get their voters to the polls than ...
By Jeffrey Collins

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Candidates vying to be governor meet in first debates

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - In the first of two scheduled gubernatorial debates Tuesday, Gov. Nikki Haley touted the more than 50,000 jobs announced by her administration, while her challengers ...
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie visits South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. - New Jersey Gov. Chis Christie stayed coy about any presidential plans as he raised campaign cash for GOP candidates in North and South Carolina.
By Bruce Smith

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Ervin's call for DSS session called unrealistic

COLUMBIA - Independent candidate Tom Ervin asked the Legislature to return to Columbia for a special session to take the DSS from under Gov. Nikki Haley.

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Ervin could make difference in gubernatorial race

COLUMBIA, S.C. - In a governor's race otherwise viewed as a 2010 rematch, former judge and legislator Tom Ervin is looking to shake things up.
By Seanna Adcox

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

McMaster should resign from private club, Sellers says

COLUMBIA - The Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor challenged Republican opponent Henry McMaster on Thursday to permanently renounce his membership from a historically all-white country club.
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, June 30, 2014

Sheheen releases 2013 tax returns, calls on Haley to release more of hers

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's Democratic nominee for governor released his 2013 tax returns Monday and again called on Gov. Nikki Haley to release more of hers.
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

McMaster wins Republican nomination for SC lieutenant governor

COLUMBIA - Voters chose former Attorney General Henry McMaster to be the Republican choice for lieutenant governor and picked both parties' nominees for education superintendent.
By Seanna Adcox

Monday, June 23, 2014

South Carolina voters return to polls today

Voters will return to the polls to pick their parties' choice to be South Carolina's education superintendent, while Republicans will also pick their lieutenant governor nominee.
By Seanna Adcox

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

SC treasurer candidate calls TV ads hypocritical

COLUMBIA - Treasurer Cur­tis Loftis' primary opponent says the first-term Republican is a hypocrite for appearing in the same kind of TV ads he hammered his predecessor for.
By Seanna Adcox

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Graham avoids major GOP rival in re-election bid

Here's how Sen. Lindsey Graham is navigating through six challengers in South Carolina's Republican primary: good will, shrewd politics and nearly $7 million in campaign cash.
By Jeffrey Collins

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