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South Carolina Election

Graham Wins GOP Primary In South Carolina Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Lindsey Graham has won the Republican primary in South Carolina's Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Graham bested a field of six other Rep...

Graham, Hutto Headed To General Election

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Voters in South Carolina have selected incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) and Democratic state Sen. Brad Hutto to face off in November's general electi...

Graham Aims To Fend Off Tea Party Challengers

AP | MEG KINNARD | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is trying to fend off six tea party challengers who say he's not conservative enough for this Republi...

GOP Win Illustrates Dems' Deep South Futility

Salon | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

There was a certain futility to Elizabeth Colbert Busch’s congressional campaign, one that had nothing to do with her and everything to do with the ...

Sanford, Colbert Busch Face Off In Epic Contest

Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

By BRUCE SMITH, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLESTON, S.C. — It's now up to voters render a verdict on former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's quest...

New Poll Shows Momentum For Sanford

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

Days ahead of Tuesday's special election for South Carolina's open congressional seat, a new poll shows former Gov. Mark Sanford (R) gaining momentum ...

Colbert Busch Holds 'Advantage' In Personality-Driven Race

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., May 2 (Reuters) - In a U.S. House race where personalities have overshadowed politics, Democratic ...

Sanford Gets Boost From Rand

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford can't seem to escape attacks on the extramarital affair that derailed his political c...

Democrat Endorses Sanford Over Former Rival Colbert Busch

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Democrat who opposed Elizabeth Colbert (kohl-BURT') Busch in the primary for a vacant congressional seat has endorsed her Repu...

GOP Frets Over Republican's Big Win

Politico | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Mark Sanford won over primary voters Tuesday night, but national Republicans aren’t celebrating: Many privately concede the former governor could ha...

Colbert Looms Large In Sister's Congressional Bid

RealClearPolitics | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford won a Republican primary runoff on Tuesday, becoming his party’s standard-bearer in a May 7 special election...

Mark Sanford Facing Test

Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., April 2 (Reuters) - Voters in South Carolina's coastal first congressional district will choos...

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Opens Up

Charleston Patch | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

If the only things you knew about Elizabeth Colbert Busch were from the national media, you would think her home would be filled with pictures of her ...

Potential GOP Victory Stirs Republican Anxiety

The Hill | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

The prospect of a Mark Sanford primary victory in South Carolina has some Republicans complaining his candidacy will leave their party open to Democra...

Scott Special Election Ordered

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) ordered a special election Wednesday to fill the House seat of Tim Scott, who is moving to the Senate to fill the ...

Never Too Old: 106-Year-Old Woman Votes For The First Time Ever

Posted 11.08.2012 | Fifty

On Tuesday, Gladys Miller proved to the world that you can never be too old to be a first-time voter. According WSPA-TV, the 106-year-old South Car...

LOOK: South Carolina Election Results

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the South Carolina election results for the 2012 presidential election and the state's House contests. Firmly a red state...

Romney Set To Win 9 Electoral Votes Over Obama In South Carolina Election

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is looking strong to win 9 electoral votes in the South Carolina election on Tuesday. There is not a U....

South Carolina Voter ID Law Faces Scrutiny In Court

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Recognizing this year's elections are just a few weeks away, a panel of three federal judges questioned on Monday whether South Car...

Twitter Reacts To The 2012 South Carolina Primary Results

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

The all-important "First in the South" Republican primary has arrived. As the results come in, experts and voters are buzzing on the Twittersphere. ...

State's High Court To Hear Key 2012 Primary Case

AP | By JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina's Supreme Court has agreed take a case challenging the state's authority to conduct the GOP's first-in-the-South pres...

Lawsuit Threatens To Stop Primary Contest In Key 2012 State

AP | JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Four South Carolina counties are challenging the state election commission's authority to conduct a 2012 presidential primary, ...

South Carolina Becomes Latest State To Rock Primary Election Process

Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

South Carolina's Republican presidential primary contest will be held on January 21, instead of February 28, according to CNN. The scheduling chan...

Woman Voted For Alvin Greene Because Name Sounded Like 'Al Green' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Oh South Carolina. There've been many theories as to how unknown Alvin Greene came out of nowhere to win the South Carolina Democratic primary. A ...

Nikki Haley Affair: Larry Marchant Dishes Details Of Alleged One Night Stand (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lobbyist Larry Marchant, who on Wednesday became the second man to claim he had an affair with South Carolina Republican gubernatorial hopeful Nikki H...