Jake Knotts, South Carolina Senator, Could Lose Office On Dueling Threat

05/14/2012 01:55 pm ET | Updated Jul 14, 2012
  • Carolyn Farr Smith and Greg Hambrick Easley Patch

Folks' links to his own 2010 post, where he noted that Haddon claimed, via Facebook, that Knotts had challenged him to a duel. Folks alleges that the duel threat could get Knotts kicked out of the Statehouse, as dueling goes against the state's constitution.

Shealy has reportedly filed a protest with the SCGOP regarding the filing ruling from the S.C. Supreme Court. A call to lawyer Thomas Cofield was not immediately returned.

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