Tag Archives: SC Politics

Save the Date: June 8, 2010

The 2010 primary election in South Carolina will take place on June 8. Judging by the numbers, you likely have no idea there is an election in June or you do know but have no intention to participate. First, some … Continue reading

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Why the State Superintendent of Education Matters

A lot of people think education these days is terrible or, at least, sub par. What constitutes a quality education is highly debatable (Is it test scores? College acceptance? Four-year graduation rates? Something more holisitic?). The State Superintendent of Education … Continue reading

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SC-04 Update: The Lesson in Ethics

Sometimes I wonder if the Fourth District GOP race is really just a human re-enactment of the animal kingdom. Not that animal kingdom where all the animals work together for mutual survival. I’m talking about the one where two animals … Continue reading

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SC Wants to Be in Pictures

Elections would really be boring affairs if not for the one candidate in each race who adds the spice. Enter Robert Ford, a Democrat running for SC governor. Last night three Republican candidates and three Democratic candidates debated higher education … Continue reading

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The SC-04 Money Race

Money is important. And you know if people discuss how many songs contain the word “money”, you know it’s important. During an election cycle, the money trail can often yield interesting findings. I read through the FEC disclosures for SC-04. … Continue reading

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WORD up

There exists on the web a new-ish straw poll of SC statewide candidates, plus candidates in the 3rd & 4th Congressional Districts. It’s from a local talk radio station News Radio WORD. Sure, the poll is highly unscientific (I mean, … Continue reading

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