Elections 2016

Politics & Government

Trump wins SC in a landslide

Donald Trump won South Carolina’s nine electoral votes Tuesday, extending a long GOP winning streak in the state.

Elections 2016

Newton wins District 45, will be youngest S.C. House member

Republican Brandon Newton captured over 64 percent of the vote for the S.C. House District 45 seat that covers a small part of Fort Mill and all of Indian Land and Van Wyck in the panhandle of Lancaster County. He succeeds Republican incumbent Deborah Long and will be the youngest member of the South Carolina Legislature.

Elections 2016

Obama says he would have beaten Trump

President Barack Obama said in an interview released Monday that he would have beaten Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “if I had run again,” delivering an implicit criticism of Hillary Clinton’s campaign, which he said acted too cautiously out of a mistaken belief that victory was all but certain.

Videos

The importance of South Carolina's Electoral College and how it works

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond explains the importance of the Electoral College and how it works.
Tim Dominick tdominick@thestate.com
The importance of South Carolina's Electoral College and how it works 1:02

The importance of South Carolina's Electoral College and how it works

John Podesta addresses Clinton supporters early Wednesday morning 2:03

John Podesta addresses Clinton supporters early Wednesday morning

Election 2016, in (just over) 4 minutes 4:12

Election 2016, in (just over) 4 minutes

What do the polls mean? 1:44

What do the polls mean?