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Oconee, Pickens primary results certified
June 15, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Oconee, Pickens primary results certified | Test

Tuesday night’s primary election results were officially certified in both Oconee and Pickens counties on Thursday morning. 

Incumbents win in Pickens County
June 13, 2018 – 12:56 am | No Comment
Incumbents win in Pickens County | Test

Incumbents in the two Pickens County Council races were both re-elected in Tuesday’s Republican primary. 

Elliott in a landslide
June 13, 2018 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Elliott in a landslide | Test

John Elliott won six of seven precincts, as well as an overwhelming majority of absentee votes, garnering nearly 78 percent of the votes cast in the Oconee County Council District 1 race to unseat council chairwoman Edda Cammick in Tuesday’s primary.

McMaster, Warren headed to runoff for governor nomination
June 13, 2018 – 12:32 am | No Comment
McMaster, Warren headed to runoff for governor nomination | Test

Meanwhile, Secretary of State Mark Hammond easily won his primary race, while Attorney General Alan Wilson also appears headed for a runoff June 26.

Experienced Thompson aims for county council seat
June 8, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Experienced Thompson aims for county council seat | Test

Pickens County Council District 1 candidate Margaret Thompson, who will face incumbent Ensley Feemster in Tuesday’s Republican primary, sees herself as a people person.

Democratic congressional hopefuls face off in Anderson
May 31, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Democratic congressional hopefuls face off in Anderson | Test

The two Democratic candidates vying in next month’s primary for the chance to try to unseat Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan took time to answer questions from voters on Tuesday night at the Anderson County Library.

Absentee voting underway for primaries
May 18, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
Absentee voting underway for primaries | Test

While South Carolinians still have nearly four weeks before they go to the polls for the Republican and Democratic primaries next month, some voters are casting their ballots ahead of time.

Democrat Bruehl plans to ‘listen’ in county council run
May 12, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Democrat Bruehl plans to ‘listen’ in county council run | Test

As he prepares for his first run for elected office this fall, Democrat Bill Bruehl says he doesn’t have a “stump speech” to give every time he goes out to meet voters. And he doesn’t plan to put one together.

Elliott only non-incumbent on first filing day
March 17, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Elliott only non-incumbent on first filing day | Test

Political newcomer John Elliott was the only local non-incumbent to file on the first day of candidate filings Friday for the June 12 Republican and Democratic primaries.

Honeycutt edges out Pohl
March 14, 2018 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Honeycutt edges out Pohl | Test

Three incumbents retain their seats.

Residents make their voices heard
March 14, 2018 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Residents make their voices heard | Test

No matter who the 713 Seneca residents who voted chose in Tuesday’s municipal election the voters who talked to The Journal said they felt a trip to the ballot box was their civic responsibility.

Elliott plans to seek county council seat
February 7, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Elliott plans to seek county council seat | Test

John Elliott has announced plans to run for the District 1 seat on Oconee County Council in the June 12 Republican primary, citing his background as a financial manager and his belief that “Oconee County needs better leadership.”

Challengers emerge in city elections
January 9, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Challengers emerge in city elections | Test

Two challengers filed their candidacies for the Seneca City Council elections before Monday’s deadline to challenge four incumbents seeking re-election in March.

Seneca elections face cancellation
January 6, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Seneca elections face cancellation | Test

Seneca City Council elections are at risk of being canceled if no one else files before Monday’s deadline.

Oconee County elections certified
November 9, 2017 – 10:34 pm | No Comment
Oconee County elections certified | Test

Oconee County’s voter registration and elections commission officially certified the results of this week’s elections in three municipalities during a meeting Thursday with only minor changes — none of which affected the outcome of races.

No changes in Pickens County results
November 9, 2017 – 10:31 pm | No Comment
No changes in Pickens County results | Test

The Pickens County Board of Canvassers met Thursday morning and certified results of all municipal races, including Central and Norris.

Newcomers take 3 Walhalla council seats
November 8, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Newcomers take 3 Walhalla council seats | Test

Incumbent and former mayor Lamar Bailes was narrowly ousted from his seat on Walhalla City Council as three seats up for grabs went to a trio of newcomers in Tuesday’s election.

Caywood, Powell, Adams win seats in Westminster
November 8, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Caywood, Powell, Adams win seats in Westminster | Test

Westminster will have plenty of fresh faces on its city council after Tuesday’s municipal elections, including one who will start his term this week.