Articles in Election News
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.
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.