Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Dorchester County GOP Chair Carroll Duncan officially decertifies three non-incumbent candidates, including nominee for S.C. Senate District 38.
The "dumb luck" cited by Dorchester County Republican elections officer Tony Piscatella, when asked why nearly every non-incumbent candidate filed correctly, may not have been luck at all. Instead, according to party Chair Carroll Duncan in a statement released Tuesday officially decertifying three non-incumbent candidates due to improper paperwork filing, it was a misrepresentation. Citing affidavits and private conversations with Piscatella, Duncan wrote that she has had no choice but to decertify S.C. Senate District 38 GOP nominee Sean Bennett, who defeated incumbent Sen. Mike Rose in the June primary. Also, she said she is decertifying primary losers Dorchester County Council District 4 candidate John Hull and Dorchester County …
Monday, June 11, 2012
See who's donating and how much.
This information is provided by S.C. Ethics Comission. The most current date available for expenditures is May 24 as of June 11. Want to see campaign expenses? Click here.
A look at Dorchester County campaign expenses since Jan. 1.
This information is provided by S.C. Ethics Comission. The most current date available for expenditures is May 24 as of June 11. Want to see donations? Click here.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
See who's running and their positions for the June 12 GOP primary.
S.C. House District 97 (precincts: Butternut, Clemson, Clemson 2, Clemson 3, Cypress, Delemars, Flowertown, Flowertown 2, Givhans, Givhans 2 Grover, Indian Field, Indian Field 2, Knightsville, Reevesville, Ridgeville, Ridgeville 2, Rosses, St. George, St. George 2) S.C. Senate District 38 (precincts: Ashborough East, Ashborough East 2, Bacons Bridge, Beech Hill, Beach Hill 2, Brandymill, Brandymill 2, Briarwood, Briarwood 2, Briarwood 3, Butternut, Central, Central 2, Clemson, Clemson 2, Clemson 3, Coastal, Coastal 2, Coastal 3, Coosaw, Coosaw 2, Cypress, Dorchester 2, Flowertown, Flowertown 2, Givhans 2, Greenhurst, Greenwave, Irongate, Irongate 2, Irongate 3, Knightsville, Lincoln, Miles Jamison, Newington, Newington 2, North Summerville…
Saturday, June 9, 2012
See highlights from Thursday's Coffee with the Candidates, featuring Dorchester County Council District 4 candidate John Hull.
John Hull, running for Dorchester County Council District 6, sat down with Patch and concerned voters 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Coastal Coffee Roasters. Thursday was Patch's final Coffee with the Candidates for this primary election. Hull's opponent, incumbent Larry Hargett kicked off the series March 29. Every candidate contested in Tuesday's Republican primary has attended the event. To read all of the recaps click here. Here is a recap of Thursday's event with Hull: Q: Why are you running? I'm running because five days before the inauguration of then President-elect Barack Obama he said he was going to fundamentally change America. That is running through all government down to the local level. I got highly motivated, doing what I can at …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Meet John Hull Thursday at Coastal Coffee Roasters.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Chamber of Commerce-Journal Scene forum featured five candidates in four races.
Republican voters got a second chance to see S.C. House District 97 Republican candidates debate the issues Tuesday. The forum by Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce and Summerville Journal Scene was originally designed to include multiple race debates, but the only showdown of the night was for S.C. House District 97, featuring opponents Jordan Bryngelson and Ed Carter, both hoping to challenge Democratic incumbent Patsy Knight in the fall. Many candidates dropped out at the last second for work obligations and other reasons, Tuesday's GOP debate continued with Sheriff L.C. Knight, County Council District 4 challenger John Hull and S.C. Senate District 38 challenger Sean Bennett facing no rivals. No candidates for …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Watch the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce's GOP debate here; comment and tell us who gets your vote and why.
Watch as candidates, vying for four GOP nominations, discuss the issues. The debate was by the Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce and the Summerville Journal Scene. Candidates featured are: S.C. Senate District 38 incumbent Mike Rose, Dorchester County Council District 4 incumbent Larry Hargett, Dorchester County Council District 6 incumbent Bill Hearn and challenger Roger Goodman, and Dorchester County Sheriff challenger Mike Turner were unable to attend. The primary is June 12. Comment below on who gets your vote and why.