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Pickens County to feature several contested races as registration deadline ends
March 31, 2016 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Pickens County to feature several contested races as registration deadline ends | Test

Pickens County voters will go to the polls for the June 14 primary with several races contested, including sheriff, county council, state house and state senate.

Saitta to seek county council seat
March 30, 2016 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Saitta to seek county council seat | Test

Alex Saitta, who is nearing the completion of his third term on the Pickens County School Board, will be one of three candidates for Pickens County Council District 3 in the June 14 primary.

Seeking re-election, Duncan to stop at Keowee Key
March 25, 2016 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Seeking re-election, Duncan to stop at Keowee Key | Test

Seeking a fourth term representing South Carolina’s Third Congressional District, Republican Jeff Duncan will definitely be in campaign mode when he visits his constituents during a stop at Keowee Key on Tuesday.

Clemson professor weighs in on Supreme Court impasse
March 24, 2016 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Clemson professor weighs in on Supreme Court impasse | Test

The sharp divide in American politics has been on full display during election season, as there’s been little middle ground on the campaign trail in the race for the nation’s highest office.

Dems’ convention message: ‘Bring people together’
March 23, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Dems’ convention message: ‘Bring people together’ | Test

Elected to a two-year term as chair of the Oconee Democratic Party, Paulette Keffas-Chassin sounded more like someone running for office than an organizer when she addressed Democrats at their party’s convention over the weekend.

2 council seats set for primary elections
March 22, 2016 – 12:30 am | No Comment
2 council seats set for primary elections | Test

It appears at least two of the seats on Oconee County Council will be among the races contested in this summer’s state primaries.

Dem congressional candidate: ‘I can win’
March 22, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Dem congressional candidate: ‘I can win’ | Test

A young attorney from Spartanburg who recently announced his plans to challenge the District 4 seat held by popular Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy showed up to speak at the Oconee Democratic Party Convention over the weekend, thereby dispelling the notion Democrats are hurting for new blood.

Clary to again have challenger for House seat
March 22, 2016 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Clary to again have challenger for House seat | Test

State Rep. Gary Clary, seeking a second term in the South Carolina House of Representatives, will again have opposition in the form of Libertarian Party candidate Travis McCurry.

GOP signaling support for Ted Cruz
March 19, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
GOP signaling support for Ted Cruz | Test

The recent pledge of support by two very high-profile South Carolina Republicans on behalf of GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz appears to be signaling a surprising shift of allegiance toward the Texas senator by the party’s so-called establishment.

Dems to target youth at party convention
March 18, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Dems to target youth at party convention | Test

Three young Democrats who represent the future of the party in South Carolina will be the featured speakers at the Oconee Democratic Party Convention on Saturday.