Election 2022
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Former Clarendon County Council District 1 candidate McFadden takes protest to state Democratic Party

MANNING - The Clarendon County Democratic Party denied a protest on Thursday challenging the voting results in the party's Clarendon County Council District 1 race between challenger Robert A. McFadden … more

Sumter-raised Bruce, Rep. Matthews in U.S. Senate runoff Tuesday to face Tim Scott

A Sumter-raised candidate will face the District 117 representative in the runoff for U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Catherine Fleming Bruce, of Columbia, will face Rep. Krystle Matthews, Berkeley and Charleston counties' elected official, in the runoff … more

McFadden requests hearing over Clarendon County Council District 1 vote totals after June 14 Democratic primary election

MANNING - Robert McFadden, who lost to incumbent Billy Richardson for the Democratic nomination in the race for Clarendon County Council's District 1 seat June 14, is questioning the validity of the results. McFadden expressed his concern to the … more

Voter turnout 11.3% in Sumter for 2022 primary election

Another June primary Election Day is in the books, and not much changed regarding voter turnout, even with early voting available throughout South Carolina for the first time. Sumter County's registered voter turnout for the primary was 11.3% … more

South Carolina 2022 primary election results

Governor - DEM Carlton Boyd 5.27%, 9,507 Joe Cunningham 56.49%, 101,856 Mia S McLeod 31.04%, 55,960 Calvin CJ Mack McMillan 3.47%, 6,250 William H Williams 3.73%, 6,732 Governor - REP *Henry McMaster 83.30%, 305,391 Harrison … more

Bruce, Matthews advance to U.S. Senate Democratic runoff for Rep. Sen. Scott's seat

COLUMBIA (AP) - Author and preservationist Catherine Fleming Bruce and state Rep. Krystle Matthews have advanced to a runoff for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. The winner of the June 28 vote will face Republican incumbent Tim Scott in … more

Lee County treasurer loses nomination to challenger Dixon

Shirley Dixon defeated incumbent Lee County Treasurer Lisa Baker in the Democratic primary election Tuesday night. Uncertified results released by the South Carolina Election Commission reported that Dixon won 53.4% of the vote compared to 46.6% … more

Rice loses House seat after vote to impeach Trump; Mace holds on

CHARLESTON (AP) - U.S. Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina has been ousted from Congress in his Republican primary after voting to impeach Donald Trump over the Jan. 6 insurrection. He is the first of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump … more

McMaster, Cunningham win SC governor primaries; to face off in November

COLUMBIA — Former U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham won the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday, setting up a November showdown with Republican Gov. Henry McMaster, who easily defeated his … more

Richardson defeats McFadden for Democratic nomination in Clarendon County Council District 1 race

SUMMERTON – Incumbent Clarendon County Councilman Billy Richardson defeated challenger Robert McFadden in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election. Richardson, who represents the … more

McCain easily wins Democratic nomination, likely retains Sumter County Council's 6th district seat

Incumbent James T. “Jim” McCain Jr. easily won his primary over challenger Elayne Brunson for the Democratic nomination in his bid to retain his Sumter County Council District 6 seat on … more

South Carolina AG Alan Wilson wins Republican nomination, likely 4th term

Attorney General Alan Wilson has likely won a fourth term in office after defeating attorney Lauren Martel in the Republican primary. No Democrats have entered the race Martel had said Wilson … more

South Carolina Secretary of State Hammond wins GOP primary; to face Butler

Secretary of State Mark Hammond won the Republican primary Tuesday by defeating Keith Blanford, who wanted to take the role of overseeing elections away from a board appointed by the governor and … more

Gov. McMaster renominated as South Carolina Democrats vie to oppose him

COLUMBIA — Republican South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster won his party's nomination for a second full term Tuesday, while five Democratic gubernatorial candidates were vying for their party's … more

Sumter native Clyburn wins crowded SC Democratic primary ballot; Maness makes runoff in education race

COLUMBIA — Six Republicans and three Democrats are seeking their parties' nominations for South Carolina's open state education superintendent seat — one of the most contentious and … more

Crowded education superintendent race highlights S.C. ballot

COLUMBIA (AP) — Six Republicans and three Democrats are seeking their parties' nominations for South Carolina's open state education superintendent seat — one of the most contentious and … more

3 Democratic women run to take on U.S. Sen. Scott in S.C.

COLUMBIA (AP) — Three women are competing for the Democratic nomination to take on U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, who said this will be his last term if he is reelected.Scott has no Republican opposition … more

Q&A: Sumter County Council District 6 candidates

JAMES T. MCCAIN JR.Incumbent What are you running for?Sumter County Council District 6 Have you run for political office before? If so, explain.Yes, I currently serve as chairman of Sumter … more

Q&A: U.S. House District 5 candidates

Registered voters will only see candidates in the political party that they are voting in this primary season in the race for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 5 seat. The winner of the … more

Q&A: U.S. House District 6 candidates

Registered voters will only see candidates in the political party that they are voting in this primary season in the race for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 6 seat. The winner of each … more
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