Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from The Citadel, has filed to run for the S.C. House seat left vacant by a GOP representative who resigned after pleading guilty in a State House corruption investigation.
A new front in the GOP’s intra-party war has opened as Trump-embracing Republican primary challengers are beginning to gear up, seeking to paint House incumbents as insufficiently supportive of the president’s agenda.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster said Wednesday he will not return more than $115,000 he received from employees of SCANA, the Cayce-based power company now under fire for leaving customers holding the bill for a now-abandoned nuclear construction project.
As the Supreme Court prepares for an October case on partisan gerrymandering, lawmakers from both parties are calling for independent citizen commissions to take over the thorny process of drawing political boundaries. Majority political parties in red and blue states, however, want no part of it.
A political group trying to drive big money out of politics is endorsing three House Democratic candidates — and declaring it an electoral necessity that the party adopt an aggressive message of campaign finance reform.
Former Bluffton Town Councilman Ted Huffman recently threw his hat into the ring for the upcoming council election. If he wants his seat back, he’ll have to best at least one of two incumbents — Councilmen Fred Hamilton and Larry Toomer are running for re-election — and any other challenger who might enter the race.