Gavin Jackson

SCETV Public Affairs Reporter

2018 Gubernatorial Debates Announced

By Gavin Jackson

Republican Gov. Henry McMaster, left, and Democratic state Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia

 

South Carolina ETV and The Post and Courier will co-host two gubernatorial debates and one lieutenant governor debate later this month. 

Republican Gov. Henry McMaster will face off against Democratic challenger state Rep. James Smith, D-Columbia, at the Francis Marion Performing Arts Center in Florence on Oct. 17, and Greenville Technical College Technical Resource Center Auditorium in Greenville on Oct. 25.

SC Lede: How Lindsey Graham Got His Groove Back

By Gavin Jackson

 Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to talk about about Sen. Lindsey Graham

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to talk about Sen. Lindsey Graham’s newfound respect from conservatives following his heated defense of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh last week. Graham’s lambasting of Senate Democrats over the handling of the hearing involving Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of past sexual misconduct, has fired up the conservative base that for years has been leery of Graham.

SC Lede: Life After Florence

By Gavin Jackson

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On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Joe Cranney and Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and the record flooding that continues to affect us and could result in billions of dollars in damages.

South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse Reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina trivia in this week's Did You Know segment.

SC Lede: I Know What You Did Last Summer

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson speaks with Post and Courier Reporters Andy Brown (l) and Jamie Lovegrove (r) i

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporters Andy Brown and Jamie Lovegrove to discuss updates about the governor's race, the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project, and Dominion Energy's planned purchase of SCE&G's parent company, SCANA.

South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse Reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina trivia in this week's Did You Know segment.

SC Lede: Season 2 Preview

By Gavin Jackson

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As South Carolina Lede prepares for our new season, join host Gavin Jackson for a preview of some of the topics we'll be covering this fall.

South Carolina Lede returns Tuesday, September 11. 

SC Lede: Have A Great V.C. Summer

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown (r) on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

As South Carolina Lede heads into summer hiatus, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier reporters Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown to discuss the results of the Republican gubernatorial primary runoff as well as legislation passed by state lawmakers this week dealing with the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.

South Carolina Lede will return for a new season in the fall. See you then!

Gov. McMaster Wins Nomination, 2018 Primary Runoff Results

By Gavin Jackson

Gov. Henry McMaster

Unofficial primary runoff results from the South Carolina Election Commission as of 9 a.m., June 27.

Candidates' names in bold have won either based on votes or have been declared winners by the Associated Press.

 

Governor – Republican

Henry McMaster 54% 

John Warren 46%

100% of counties reporting

 

Attorney General – Republican

Todd Atwater 35%

Alan Wilson 65%

100% of counties reporting

 

SC Lede: Primary Runoff Pregame

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Meg Kinnard (l) on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, and Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, to break down this week's primary runoff debate between Republican gubernatorial candidates Gov. Henry McMaster and John Warren. 

SC Lede: Primary Hangover

By Gavin Jackson

Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Meg Kinnard (r) in the SC Public Radio studios

On this week's edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to recap the results of the South Carolina Republican and Democratic primary elections.

You can find the full election results here.

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