With less than a week to go, 1st Congressional District candidates are staying as busy as possible, seeking to make the right strategic moves that will put them on top in Tuesday’s primary.

They’re also bracing for last-minute attacks, silly and not, that often get made in South Carolina politics.

The campaigns are working to identify their core supporters — those most likely to vote —and encourage them to get to the polls.

Sixteen Republicans and two Democrats are vying against each other in Tuesday’s primary to fill the congressional seat formerly held by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott. The party’s nominees will face off May 7.

Read more in tomorrow’s Post and Courier.