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Two people were killed and at least 70 injured when an Amtrak train collided with a freight train early Sunday morning in Cayce, South Carolina. The passenger train was ... clean-up is ongoing. Lexington County, South Carolina, officials are responding at the scene, and victims are being treated at multiple area hospitals.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is one of half a dozen GOP state election officials fighting a Pennsylvania gerrymandering case that has drawn the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a lawsuit alleging that ...

Here's how the South Carolina government and other elected officials are responding to Sunday morning's deadly Amtrak train crash. @henrymcmaster has been briefed on the train collision in Lexington County and will shortly be en route to EMD headquarters. His thoughts and prayers are with those ...
COLUMBIA -- A veteran South Carolina House member, a freshman senator and the chairman of the Spartanburg County GOP announced ... growth of state government, the SCANA fiasco at Santee Cooper, and I think we need to have some fresh blood that's not just an elected official trying to hop from ...
Adapted from “South Carolina's Black Elected Officials During Reconstruction” by Eric Foner, originally published in At Freedom's Door edited by Lewis W. Burke and ... By 1877, when Reconstruction ended, my estimate is that about 2,000 black men held some official position. .... Elliott lost the election.
"We can complain about Donald Trump, and we can do something by registering some voters because we've got to really be prepared for this election in 2018. We can change South Carolina to blue." Elected officials Randy Walker, who serves on the Georgetown County School Board, and Everette ...

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Officials at the University of South Carolina are investigating who placed two flyers blaming black people for the election of Donald Trump as president over photos ... Both signs say Mr. Trump was elected because black people voted for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over Sen.
Along the East Coast alone, opposition has grown to millions of individuals and from more than 120 municipalities, 1,200 elected officials and 41,000 businesses. Nearly every coastal government in South Carolina, hundreds of businesses and thousands of residents have publicly opposed the move.
COLUMBIA — South Carolina's Republican secretary of state has joined GOP officials from five other states in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to put a Pennsylvania ... In many states, the secretary of state is also the chief election official. That is not ... Hammond is tasked with certifying the election results.
In South Carolina, election officials told lawmakers that on Election Day there were 150,000 attempts to gain access into the state's voting system, which secures information on roughly 3.2 million registered voters. Those attempts did not just come from hackers, Whitmire said. Some of the attempts could ...
In South Carolina, advocates are starting to push state lawmakers to take a hard ... increasingly partisan and voters feel under-represented by elected officials. ... When a district is no longer competitive in the general election, ...
COLUMBIA — South Carolina's secretary of state said Friday he is affixing the ... Putnam used the example of the 2012 election brouhaha where more ... “These laws are official (without the seal), and I don't think they should ...
... Preparing to Axe Paperless Voting Systems After Post-Election Controversy ... to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its ... systems — Delaware, Louisiana, New Jersey and South Carolina.
We hear about election-hacking all the time, but amid all the noise it's easy to ... of Justice is considering charging Russian government officials for ... and Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, introduced an amendment to the ...
But White House officials, coordinating closely with Republicans on Capitol Hill, have been mulling a range of scenarios to thwart Moore's election, which ... House, a person close to the White House and a White House official said. ... Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, said, "It would probably be good if ...
"The national environment is affecting every elected official at every ... and South Carolina, but last week won the governorships in Virginia and ...
Last year when I was running to be a member of the South Carolina ... the officials they elected, holding them accountable for promises made.

Sheriff's association terminates Lewis' membership, officials say ... Any conduct by an elected Sheriff in South Carolina that does not maintain ...
Voters in Clover, South Carolina will have a new mayor next week after Greg Holmes ... Clover residents narrowly elected Town Council member Greg Holmes as their new mayor by just one vote, election officials determined Thursday afternoon. ... The first official tally by the board put Grice on top 427-426.
The special general election to fill the Aiken County Council chairman's ... whose names are on the ballot, according to elections officials and legislators. ... 1, this kind of election will become more common in South Carolina. ... is deemed elected and shall take office on the Monday following certification.
Pee Dee, S.C. (WPDE) — South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) officials say 10 Pee Dee residents have been charged in ...
... election claims civil rights violated, according to election official ... A voter in the Conway City Council election is claiming his civil rights were ...
Among the officials were the president's first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski; Jeff Sessions, who served as a senior campaign official at the time and is now the ... TREY GOWDY, REPUBLICAN OF SOUTH CAROLINA: I don't know. ... From a Trump Adviser's Testimony on Russia and the Election.
And as the march toward Election Day 2018 begins, the forces that helped ... Instead, Popper said local voting officials routinely keep sloppy voter ... New Hampshire, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, ...
Election Day 2017: Voters pick their local leaders ... Thirty-eight local races will be decided at ballot boxes across North Carolina and South Carolina. ... The races will determine the mayors, council members and school officials who will lead ...
South Carolina State Senators are elected to create laws. ... Elected officials are and should be held to a much higher level of accountability.
Like Mayor Benjamin now, Mayor White was declared “re-elected” shortly after filing for that office closed, and the election was canceled. ... we end a 14-year period during which South Carolina suspended the concept at the heart of a free society: the idea that our elected officials had to be, well … elected.
A group of South Carolina authorities on Monday suggested that the state ... Made up of elected solicitors, court officials and law enforcement ...
It appears the South Carolina Republican Party is taking an ... round for the general election, there is good reason to maintain a system that stands to ... number of county and state officials to call for his resignation, including Gov. ... removing an elected official from office does not adequately address a case ...
Election Day this Tuesday will feature key Lowcountry races ... South Carolina law requires one must first register to vote at least 30 days prior ...
A top challenger to South Carolina Gov. ... McMaster, the first statewide elected official in the country to endorse Trump, has the president's ...
Moments later, McMaster became the first statewide elected official in the nation to ... Monday, McMaster — now governor of South Carolina — was hoping to ... before defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton in the general election.
... on a grander scale in South Carolina's political system these days. ... well above the level of enrichment for any particular elected official.
Is the grand jury investigation focused on the rigged election? Or the questionable appropriation of its spoils that took place afterward?
McMaster — the first statewide elected official in South Carolina to ... in the 2016 general election, compared to Hillary Clinton's 41 percent.
Elected student body leaders from members of the South Carolina ... to speak with and question the present elected officials of the association.
The proposal was announced less than a month before Election Day and would ... and sparked a public relations disaster for South Carolina's most lucrative tourist ... City officials have also said that finding qualified applicants is a .... Person killed in fall from Charleston Marriott, city official confirms · State's ...
WASHINGTON — State election officials, worried about the integrity of .... The South Carolina Election Commission estimates that it could cost ...
I want my elected officials to listen to me and my community, not corporate developers who stand to profit from climate catastrophe.
The board also elected Trustee Catherine Shuler as its delegate to the South Carolina School Boards Association's Legislative Conference in December in ... During the meeting, OCSD3 officials also presented certificates of ...
Cruz was one of a handful of elected officials attending the donor summit. ... David Perdue, R-Georgia, and Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, warned of dire ... on policy and political campaigns during the 2018 election cycle.
South Carolina's roads, dredging the port of Georgetown and the spirit of cooperation were among the items on the table Monday, Oct. 9, ...
Moments later, McMaster became the first statewide elected official in the nation to ... Trump easily won South Carolina's GOP primary in February 2016. ... before defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton in the general election.
The attorney for a longtime South Carolina senator accused of pocketing ... "The common law offense doesn't exist to elected state officials," she said. ... It's the difference, he said, of a public official inadvertently failing to report ...
Nearly a year after the 2016 presidential election, many Americans have ... “just embarrassing,” let alone five (Georgia, New Jersey, South Carolina, ... there are a number of states where election officials are saying they need ...
Biden -- who has deep Democratic ties in South Carolina, a state that ... Several elected officials endorsed Biden even though he didn't run, ... One critical factor is Biden's age: He is 74 and would be 77 on Election Day 2020.
U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has been reprimanded for violating a law limiting government employees' political activity by voicing support for ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State election officials say South Carolina was not one of 21 states whose election systems were breached by ...
The official widely blamed for Richland County's bungled general election in ... at the time for a chief county election official in South Carolina.
... system and put New Yorkers lives at risk, elected officials said Tuesday. ... attempts at dismantling Obamacare failed, but South Carolina Sen.


 

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