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SC governor candidate's call for DSS session called unrealistic

COLUMBIA - Independent candidate Tom Ervin asked the Legislature to return to Columbia for a special session to take the DSS from under Gov. Nikki Haley.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-15/sc-governor-candidates-call-dss-ses
AAA Carolinas: Top South Carolina substandard bridges on Interstate 26

...proposed a plan dedicating 5 percent of the state budget and surplus every year to repairing and building roads.Independent candidate Tom Ervin has proposed eliminating the personal income tax and passing additional tax reform to provide money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/aaa-top-sc-substandard-bridge
Sheheen wants to dedicate 5 percent of South Carolina's budget to roads; doesn't want gas tax increase

...Transportation to make it more accountable to the governor and the Legislature.Republican Gov. Nikki Haley and potential independent candidate Tom Ervin have not given details for their road plans, although neither supports raising the gas tax.Ervin wants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-22/sheheen-wants-dedicate-5-percent-sc
Across South Carolina

...Thomas Rave nel says he's collected enough signatures on a petition to add his name to this fall's ballot as an independent candidate for the U.S. Sen ate seat held by Republican Lindsey Graham.Ravenel plans to submit his petitions Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-12/across-south-carolina
Analysis: Ga. Libertarians expect election gains this year

...require party nominees other than those from the Republicans and Democrats to jump through the same hoops as an independent candidate, such as submitting signatures from 5 percent of the registered voters. In some large counties, that can be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-10-01/analysis-ga-li
Voting change going to public

...Mr. LeDuc said, and it's difficult for someone wanting to run as an independent to get on the ballot. Independent candidates must collect signatures from 5 percent of the registered voters in their district. With a nonpartisan system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/07/met_472318.shtml
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Ex-Marine tries to get on 10th District ballot

An independent candidate is trying to join a crowded field to run against U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, R-Athens. James P. Mason, 26, is a Jefferson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/06/met_197772.shtml
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Rants and raves

...awesome opportunity for our children who miss out on so many activities. JOHN EDWARDS needs to run as a third party independent candidate. There is no one left to speak for us liberals! Obama and Clinton are closet conservatives. Oh sure, they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-02-12/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
News Analysis: State politicos hope for Nunn run

...American and great Georgian." Yet, he warned that even Mr. Nunn could not break the ceiling holding down independent candidates. Few echoes reverberate of the rumor Gov. Sonny Perdue was a possible vice presidential pick for some of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/13/met_139488.shtml
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Across the area

...House District 120 is officially on. The Georgia Secretary of State's Office confirmed in a Tuesday letter that independent candidate Helen Blocker-Adams has enough valid signatures of registered voters in the district to seek the seat. Ms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/18/met_92910.shtml
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