Phil Chambers, who was a senior advisor on James Smith's campaign for governor and the chief of staff to S.C. Democratic Party chairman Trav Robertson, started working Monday in a leadership role at Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's Democratic Victory Fund.
Outgoing U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford analyzes why Katie Arrington and the Republican Party fumbled away South Carolina's 1st Congressional District last week.
Less than a week after Democrat Joe Cunningham pulled off his stunning upset victory in the South Carolina's 1st Congressional District, Republicans are already sizing up the potential 2020 field of challengers.
It was always going to be difficult for Democrat James Smith to win South Carolina's governor's race, but after his loss, Democratic strategists pointed to missteps, including a lack of focus on fundraising and too much attention to retail politics.
The state's dated voting machines contributed to Tuesday's long wait times at the polls.
It may be easier to win a seat in Congress than to keep it.
Mark Sanford got more than 100 write in votes in Tuesday's election.
So, now it’s Mark Sanford’s fault that Katie Arrington lost?
Here are the final unofficial results for contested key state and local Democrat and Republican races from Tuesday. Results will be certified Friday. Incumbents are shown with (i).
While the Lowcountry's 1st Congressional District race garnered attention for months as a potentially competitive contest, Democrat Joe Cunningham's victory over Republican Katie Arrington still stunned many political experts.
Only 600 of 800 scheduled workers showed up for duty in Charleston County.
"We lost because Mark Sanford could not understand that this race was about the conservative movement — and not about him," Katie Arrington said in her first public comments since her Election Night defeat.
No blue wave washed over South Carolina, but isolated flooding in Charleston carried Joe Cunningham to victory. There's a lesson in that.
Democrat Joe Cunningham took an early morning lead over Republican Katie Arrington for Charleston's seat in Congress and was declared the winner at 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Democrats have won a handful of Republican-held House seats along the East Coast, bolstering their hopes of retaking the House in Tuesday's midterm elections.
Republican Superintendent Molly Spearman cake-walked Tuesday into a second term heading South Carolina's public schools, with only nominal opposition on the ballot.
Attorney General Alan Wilson won a third term as South Carolina's top prosecutor.
All five of South Carolina's congressional incumbents seeking reelection won their races Tuesday, earning another two years in office, according to the Associated Press.
Behind an improving economy and strong support for President Donald Trump, Henry McMaster was elected Tuesday to his first full four-year term in South Carolina’s governor office.
Civil rights groups and election officials fielded thousands of reports of voting irregularities across the country Tuesday.
As McMaster and Smith barnstormed across South Carolina over the final week of the governor's race, doggedly pursuing every last vote they could find, the opponents and their supporters offered starkly contrasting views of the state's trajectory.
Election Day is Tuesday. Polls open statewide from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
With Election Day just days away, President Donald Trump has recorded a last-minute robocall urging South Carolina voters to cast their ballots for Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington.
While the top-of-the-ticket race for South Carolina governor and lieutenant governor have garnered most of the attention, voters will also be asked to choose several other statewide leaders in Tuesday's election.
Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, campaigned for Republican Katie Arrington in Charleston on Saturday.
It's one of the perplexing questions recent arrivals to South Carolina bring up:
The Republican National Congressional Committee is upping its TV buy to support Katie Arrington for Congress in her tightening race with Democrat Joe Cunningham.
Support for President Donald Trump's plan to end birthright citizenship is breaking along party lines in South Carolina, including in the race for Charleston's seat in Congress.
As Election Day draws near, the stakes are high and questions loom large.
South Carolina voters will tell you the midterms are about more than President Trump, and more than their own political party.
The two candidates for South Carolina lieutenant governor presented different visions for the state Monday night.
With a week to go until the election, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford has committed to staying on the sidelines, declining to endorse fellow Republican Katie Arrington for Charleston's seat in Congress.
For voters, the stakes are high on Nov. 6. With GOP incumbent Mark Sanford's defeat by Katie Arrington in the June primary, the election will chart the course of the region for years to come a…
The Post and Courier sent the two candidates for the SC's coastal 1st Congressional District, a list of questions on issues facing Washington.
The Republican nominee for the 1st Congressional District devotes so much effort to her job that she even tries to win the votes of people who endorsed her opponent.
In the second and last debate between the two top-of-the-ticket contenders, Smith cast McMaster as "clearly the defender of the status quo" who puts politics over people, while McMaster called Smith a "liberal Democrat" who risks pushing away the large businesses that have come to the state in recent years.
In the 1st Congressional District race, Democrat Joe Cunningham says his willingness to work across the political aisle sets him apart.
"Why is somebody running after someone who's been here 24 years doing an excellent job?" Charleston County Probate Judge Irv Condon asked. The answer? Local politics.
Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith meet in a final debate at 7 p.m. Thursday in Greenville after their first debate brought a bit of fury to a staid South Carolina governor's race.
The early voting that South Carolina doesn’t call early voting began countywide on Monday, and it went pretty much as predicted.
"The way it works in Washington, what you have essentially done, is taken the Isle of Palms off the seat at the table," Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington said in the phone call.
South Carolina will probably set a record for early absentee voting. But it likely will from here on out as well.
As the latest crowd of nationally recognized Democrats swung through the early presidential primary state this week, their fans could not help but look two years ahead.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said he never planned on campaigning like this for his fellow Republicans, but even he couldn't hide his smile Sunday evening when congressional candidate Katie Arring…
Katie Arrington and Joe Cunningham have at least one thing in common: They both want to show us the federal money.
Up until this week, it looked as if the two underdog Democrats running in the state's two high-profile races were playing a game of nice guys finish last.
What Gov. Henry McMaster and Rep. James Smith said during this week's governor debate, and what it really meant
Gov. Henry McMaster and Rep. James Smith sparred Wednesday over taxes, expanding Medicaid, and education in their first debate before next month's election
At a news conference today, the Charleston branch of the NAACP urged voters to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 midterm elections. Also, the chapter discussed former Attorney General Eric Holder speaking at the annual Freedom Fund Gala on Nov. 3.
In a brief telephone interview Wednesday, Israel Romero said he is planning to withdraw from the race but he declined to comment on the reports of his criminal record.
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