<![CDATA[Local Election News | The Herald & HeraldOnline.com]]> http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/ en-us Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:27:53 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:27:53 EST Local Election 60 Candidates for Rock Hill mayor, city council trade jabs on transit, jobs, money http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article177552886.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 20:58:52 EDT

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SC 5th District candidates spar over health care, guns, more in TV forum http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article156385769.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:11:31 EDT

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Republican Norman raises $1.3 million in 5th District race http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/article155191964.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 20:09:34 EDT

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Former SC Gov. Haley donates to candidate in 5th District Congress race http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article149813084.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 May 2017 18:05:02 EDT

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It stayed tight into the night for the S.C. House seat. Finally, Bryant emerged. http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/community/fort-mill-times/article148203299.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 May 2017 21:49:51 EDT

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A lot of Trump in the room at U.S. House Dist. 5 candidates forum in Lake Wylie http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/article137689093.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:03:26 EST

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House race in SC flips norms on defense spending http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/article98204762.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:43:32 EDT

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Fanning, Palmer talk issues in state Senate 17 race http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article86737697.html#storylink=rss Mike Fanning and Mark Palmer are seeking election to state Senate District 17 seat in November

Fanning unseated incumbent Sen. Creighton Coleman in Tuesday runoff

Fanning and Palmer agree a fresh approach is needed

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A closer look at how Climer unseated SC Sen. Hayes http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article84018262.html#storylink=rss One of the state’s longest-serving senators had won 7 elections

On primary night, he lost to a political newcomer running against ‘career politicians’

Shifting politics, demographics means experience isn’t the advantage it used to be

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Wes Climer upsets longtime SC Sen. Wes Hayes in Rock Hill http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article83848462.html#storylink=rss Rock Hill financial adviser and former York County GOP chairman Climer celebrates narrow win in District 15 race

Rock Hill-based GOP primary winner faces no opposition in the fall

Tuesday’s loss first for Hayes in more than 30 years in Statehouse

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Haley in Rock Hill ahead of contentious Senate primary http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article82923472.html#storylink=rss Governor says Wes Hayes is ‘nice, kind man’ – to her opponents

Tells crowd she and Wes Climer support the same agenda

Visit comes ahead of Tuesday’s GOP primary

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McMaster endorses Hayes in Rock Hill Senate race http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article82598352.html#storylink=rss S.C. lieutenant governor goes against Gov. Haley, who backs Hayes’ opponent

Wes Climer seeks to knock off 30-year incumbent

GOP primary is June 14

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York Co. elections office open for absentee voting Saturday http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article82230342.html#storylink=rss Can’t make it to the polls next Tuesday? Vote early

Hours will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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SC Senate leadership lines up behind Rock Hill’s Hayes http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article82106652.html#storylink=rss Four other senators endorse colleague in primary race

Opponent has governor’s backing

Voters decide June 14

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York Co. Council primary offers rematch in District 3 http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article81931647.html#storylink=rss Winkler defeated Cox in 2014

Cox previously served three terms on council

2016 primary pits both men against each other again

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Former Carolina Panther ends race for York County sheriff http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article81798602.html#storylink=rss Michael Scurlock was former deputy, NFL football player

Scurlock cites failure to collect enough signatures to get on ballot

Two Republicans are only candidates left in the June 14 primary race

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Haley targets incumbent Hayes in Rock Hill GOP Senate primary http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article81204802.html#storylink=rss Governor will campaign for GOP primary challenger next week

Hayes is one of several senior state senators Haley has targeted

Haley-affiliated PAC airing ads for Climer

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Hayes gets backing from state superintendent, school board chairs http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article81198897.html#storylink=rss Molly Spearman, a Republican elected official, will head Hayes’ advisory committee

Chairmen of 3 York County school boards also line up behind Hayes

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Climer challenges Hayes: Youth vs. experience in Rock Hill Senate race http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article77776037.html#storylink=rss 32-year incumbent faces GOP primary challenge

Wes Hayes has been in the Legislature almost as long as Wes Climer’s been alive

Both candidates talked to The Herald about the issues facing S.C.

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Deadline this week to register to vote in June 14 primary http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article77017477.html#storylink=rss Last day to register is Saturday

In-person registration ends when elections offices close Friday

Democrats, Republicans choose nominees June 14

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Lake Wylie debate planned for York Co. Council candidates http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article76441222.html#storylink=rss Allison Love and Doug Meyer-Cuno will debate Friday

Call Clover-Lake Wylie Republican Women for tickets

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2 challengers seek to unseat Democratic senator in Chester, York district http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article76312257.html#storylink=rss Creighton Coleman has held office since 2008

Educator, tax reform advocate Mike Fanning seeks nomination

Morgan Reeves played in the NFL, ran for governor

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York Co. sheriff candidate Williams resigns from sheriff’s office http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article75783927.html#storylink=rss John Williams turned in his notice this week

Challenging sheriff’s son-in-law in GOP primary

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Debate set for Rock Hill GOP Senate candidates http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article72118262.html#storylink=rss Climer, Hayes to debate May 19

Winthrop’s Scott Huffmon will moderate

GOP primary on June 14

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Should York County Council make the switch to 4-year terms? http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/article71458117.html#storylink=rss Fort Mill, Tega Cay approve resolutions asking for change

Advocates say longer, staggered terms would promote stability

But two-year terms make officials more responsive, some say

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Rock Hill’s John King drops out of congressional race http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article70900182.html#storylink=rss King will instead return to state House

One Democrat remains in the race

Mulvaney faces GOP primary challenge

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Who’s running as filing closes in York, Chester, Lancaster counties? http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article69077307.html#storylink=rss Multiple candidates for Congress, in multiple parties

Some legislators won’t run unopposed

Full list of contenders in all three counties

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York County investigator files as Republican in sheriff’s race http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article68686107.html#storylink=rss John Williams is second candidate in GOP field

23 years as forensic investigator

Primary election is June 14

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Fanning files in District 17 Senate race in Chester http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article68690452.html#storylink=rss Fanning joins two other Democrats and a Republican in state Senate race

Filing ends Wednesday for state, local offices

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Former gov. candidate challenges state senator in Chester, York http://www.heraldonline.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article68005417.html#storylink=rss Morgan Bruce Reeves ran for governor in 2010 and 2014

Appeared on the Green, United Citizens party tickets

Challenges incumbent Democrat Creighton Coleman in party primary

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