Articles in Election News
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.
The Oconee County Voter Registration and Election Office is open today for early presidential primary voting, if you absolutely can’t make it during regular business hours Monday through Friday.
Although the major state and national elections won’t be held until next year, several Pickens County municipalities will hold their own elections in November.
Favorite son Lindsey Graham received rave reviews in the media following his presidential debate performance at the Ronald Reagan Library, but unfortunately for the hawkish U.S. senator, he was unable to muster enough poll numbers to be invited to a major political event today in Greenville featuring almost all the other GOP contenders, including the field’s lightning rod — Donald Trump.