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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.
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.
More than 2 million Americans checked the presidential ballot box for a candidate other than a Democrat or Republican in 2012, and that number is expected to spike this year given the growing angst over how this unpredictable political season will play out.
In a presidential election year shaping up to be unlike any seen throughout many generations — at a time when a number of voters from both major political parties fret that come November they may have to hold their noses and pick their poison — a Clemson University professor is stepping up and working hard to get his name on the ballot as an alternative choice.
For the second consecutive Thursday, the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County, serving as the Board of Canvassers, certified an election — this time the Democratic primary.
Despite rolling up victories in seven states on Super Tuesday, Donald Trump remains far from clinching the deal in a GOP race that more and more looks as if it is headed toward a splintered and brokered convention at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena in July.