Election 2018

SC Lede: It's the Great Debate, Charlie Brown!

October 23, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier’s Jamie Lovegrove to recap the contentious first gubernatorial debate and preview the next one on Thursday—all of this inside of just two weeks until election day on Nov. 6. Also a...

SC Lede: Nikki Haley Ghosted And Other October Surprises

October 16, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) with Andy Shain (l) and Meg Kinnard in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, October 15.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by AP Reporter Meg Kinnard and Post and Courier Columbia Bureau Chief Andy Shain to discuss Nikki Haley's suprise announcement last week that she will be resigning from her position as United States...

2018 Gubernatorial Debates Announced

October 3, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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...

Gov. McMaster Wins Nomination, 2018 Primary Runoff Results

June 26, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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...

President Trump Rallies Votes for McMaster Ahead of Runoff

June 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Hours before Trump arrived, supporters packed Airport High School Gym.

President Trump rallied with Gov. Henry McMaster at Airport High School in West Columbia. The 71-year old McMaster is competing with 39-year old Greenville businessman John Warren for the Republican nomination. Recent polls show the two candidates in a tight race. Monday...

Warren Picks Up Endorsements Over Weekend

June 25, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
Republican gubernatorial candidate John Warren

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Warren continued to campaign into the weekend ahead of the runoff vote on Tuesday. His campaign trail included stops in Beaufort and Greenville counties, among others. According to the WYFF News 4 investigative team, some of these...

SC Lede: Primary Runoff Pregame

June 21, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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...

Trump, Healthcare and Global Warming: A Runoff Debate Recap

June 21, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
Gubernatorial candidates Gov. Henry McMaster and John Warren

Just days before the primary runoff election, Republican gubernatorial candidates John Warren and Gov. Henry McMaster battled it out in their final debate on Wednesday. President Donald Trump was a strong presence in the debate, both in candidate responses and audience...

Recapping the GOP Gubernatorial Runoff Debate

June 21, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Olivia Aldridge
Governor Henry McMaster and businessman John Warren (left) debating on June 21 at the Newberry Opera House.

The two remaining Republican gubernatorial candidates faced off Wednesday, June 21 at the Newberry Opera House for a debate co-sponsored by SCETV and the Post and Courier. Governor Henry McMaster and businessman John Warren positioned themselves as the experienced...

Primary Runoffs: What You Need to Know

June 19, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
Row of voting booths.

The South Carolina primary elections are over, and there will be a runoff election for some candidates on June 26. Here’s what you need to know. Not everyone is eligible to vote in the runoff . The runoff is a continuation of the primary vote. If you voted in the primary,...

Kevin Bryant, Catherine Templeton to Endorse John Warren for Governor

June 14, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
John Warren with Lt. Governor Kevin Bryant and Catherine Templeton at Columbia press conference.

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Warren has announced that he has received the endorsement of former competitors Catherine Templeton and Lt. Governor Kevin Bryant, a decision made only two days after the primaries. Associated Press reporter Meg Kinnard first broke...

SC Lede: Primary Hangover

June 13, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina 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...

2018 Primary Results

June 13, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Election Day

The following is a list of incumbents from the South Carolina House of Representatives that competed in the June 12 primary, and their results. Below that are the final results from all primary day races. Incumbent wins Davey Hiott, R-Pickens Brian White, R-Anderson Jay...

SC Republican Gubernatorial Debate II Transcript, Video

June 12, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
Republican

Below is a transcript of the second Republican gubernatorial debate with Lt. Gov. Kevin Bryant, Gov. Henry McMaster, former Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill, Catherine Templeton and John Warren. The debate was hosted at the University of South Carolina’s Drayton Hall on June 5, 2018...

SC Democratic Gubernatorial Debate II Transcript, Video

June 11, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
Democratic debate

Below is a transcript of the second Democratic gubernatorial debate with candidates Marguerite Willis, Rep. James Smith (D-Columbia) and Phil Noble at the University of South Carolina’s Drayton Hall on June 4, 2018. Charles Bierbauer moderated the debate and questioned the...

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