Posted by CASSIE COPE on August 31, 2014
Labor Day usually kicks off the traditional election season, though South Carolina’s governor’s race this year seemed to get going around Easter.
Perhaps that’s because the foes – Republican Gov. Nikki Haley and Democratic state Sen. Vincent Sheheen – are so familiar with each other. They are the first gubernatorial candidates meeting in a rematch in state history.
Polls suggest a repeat of 2010, when Haley won by 4.5 percentage points. The governor leads Sheheen by 3 to 17 percentage points, according to voter surveys this summer.
Posted by Andrew Shain on August 30, 2014
Why the colleges have no part in Gov. Rick Perry’s University of South Carolina-Texas A&M trophy.
Posted by JAMIE SELF on August 30, 2014
Democratic challenger Vincent Sheheen outlines why he believes he has a chance to best his 2010 performance against Republican Gov. Nikki Haley in their November rematch.
Posted by CASSIE COPE on August 29, 2014
Posted by JAMIE SELF and ANDREW SHAIN on August 28, 2014
South Carolina’s gubernatorial adversaries, Republican incumbent Nikki Haley and Democratic challenger Vincent Sheheen, traded barbs on Thursday. Haley’s camp took Sheheen to task for an ad. Sheheen said the governor held a taxpayer-funded rally, Thursday trying to show improvement at a troubled state agency.
Posted by ANDREW SHAIN on August 28, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry brought a 40-pound souvenir to Columbia that Gamecock fans hoped he would leave behind.