Election 2020

South Carolina ETV partnering with The Post and Courier to host, broadcast and stream debates for two races

September 14, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is partnering with The Post and Courier to host and cover debates for two races – the First Congressional District race between Democrat Congressman Joe Cunningham and Republican challenger State Representative Nancy Mace and the...

Live Coverage - Fact Check: President Trump's RNC Speech

August 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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President Trump is accepting the Republican nomination for president on Thursday. NPR reporters are providing analysis of his remarks live. Loading...

SC Lede: RNC — South Carolina In Prime Time

August 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) closed out the first night of the Republic National Convention on August 24, 2020.

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 27, 2020, features remarks from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley at the Republican National Convention, new information on how mask mandates are reducing the spread of COVID-19 in the...

State GOP Leaders: It's All About the Issues

August 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
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Day one of the Republican National Convention was full of the expected, the party officially nominating Donald Trump and Mike Pence as President and Vice President for its presidential ticket, and the unexpected, surprise visits from both Pence and Trump. State party...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Going Postal

August 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster cast all 50 delegate votes for President Donald Trump on the first day of the Republican National Convention

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 25, 2020, we hear comments from South Carolina Congressional delegation on the issues facing the U.S. Postal Service, speak with state Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, look at Gov. Henry McMaster's role in the...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — DNC Chat Roulette

August 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Congressman Jim Clyburn (D-SC) delivered his virtual Democratic National Convention speech from Charleston on August 17, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 20, 2020, we take you to the virtual Democratic National Convention to hear from some prominent South Carolina lawmakers, continue to explore concerns over the postal service, hear from a financial advisor on how to...

Fact Check: Biden's DNC Speech

August 20, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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Joe Biden is formally accepting the Democratic Party's nomination for president on Thursday. NPR reporters are providing live analysis of his remarks. Loading...

SC's Voters with Disabilities May Face a Dire Choice (And Not Just Who To Vote For)

August 19, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Voters with disabilities have always faced a lot of obstacles, but they’ve also always had a choice – voting absentee. Now, a combination of the coronavirus pandemic and the politicization of the U.S. Postal Service is forcing a different kind of choice onto disabled voters...

An Unexpected Advantage of a Virtual Convention

August 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
Buttons are a big deal at national conventions. Despite not being able to attend the convention in person, Bruce said delegates still got their national and state swag bags, complete with 2020 convention buttons.

In 1988, Catherine Bruce’s father attended the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia; she still has his program booklet. This Year, Bruce is following in her dad’s footsteps as she attends the DNC’s virtual convention that was supposed to take place in...

‘It’s Time to Change the Trajectory.’ SC Senator to Speak Tuesday During Virtual DNC

August 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
Sen. Kimpson pictured in Feb. 2020 shaking hands with Joe Biden

The second night of the National Democratic Convention will feature South Carolina Senator Marlon Kimpson as one of 17 “rising stars” within the party. They will deliver a joint speech on why leadership matters. Kimpson, who represents Charleston and Dorchester counties,...

Results of the 2020 South Carolina Senate Primaries

June 8, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
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Get live updates of statewide totals and county-by-county results, here, on June 9th.

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Education On The Brink

June 4, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 4, 2020, we look at the upcoming June 9 primaries, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin's thoughts on local government response to COVID-19, concerns of a potential lost generation of South Carolina students, and more. The South...

Indicted Sheriff Files for Re-Election in Chester County

March 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Of the 39 county sheriff's races on tap satewide this November, the liveliest could be the one in Chester County, where two incumbents will vie to win the office. On theone side is Republican Max Dorsey, who has served as Chester’s interim sheriff since last year. Dorsey...

SC Lede: Super Tuesday Stupor — LIVE From North Charleston

March 10, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
 Holy City Brewing in North Charleston, SC, on Thursday, March 5, 2020

On this 100th episode of the South Carolina Lede , recorded live at Holy City Brewing in North Charleston, SC, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to recap both the South Carolina Democratic primary...

Presidential Candidates Descend on South Carolina

February 27, 2020 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch
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In the lead up to the First in the South primary, democratic presidential candidates are setting up camp here in South Carolina during the final stretch to Saturday's vote. We'll keep a schedule of where you can find them throughout South Carolina this week. Joe Biden’s...

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