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Laurens County

County Wants Candidates To Sign Purity Pledge

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Republican Party in a small, conservative South Carolina county expects its candidates to lower taxes. They also expect the...

South Carolina 'Purity' Pledge Faces Push-Back From Fellow Republicans

The State | Gina Smith | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

A resolution by the Laurens County Republican Party is raising eyebrows - and questions - about what it means to be a Republican in South Carolina....

Abstinence Rules For GOP Candidates In Laurens County, S. Carolina

Corey Hutchins | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics
Corey Hutchins

New rules adopted by the Laurens County, South Carolina GOP require would-be candidates to swear off porn and take oaths of pre-marital purity, among others that are intended to differentiate them from Democrats, according to party officials.