Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

...constitutional provision that says the lieutenant governor "shall have full authority...veteran of the Senate, became lieutenant governor June 18. The Kingstree Democrat...only until the next elected lieutenant governor takes office in January...

Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...small part of Richmond County.Voters also will decide statewide partisan contests for governor, U.S. Senate, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general and commissioners of insurance, labor and agriculture.

5 black women on statewide ballot

...secretary of state, Liz Johnson for insurance commissioner, Robbin Shipp for labor commissioner, Connie Stokes for lieutenant governor and Valarie Wilson for school superintendent.Wilson won her nomination the previous day in a runoff against another...

South Carolina voters return to polls today for primary runoffs today

...superintendent, while Republicans will also pick their lieutenant governor nominee. Turnout for Tuesday's primary runoffs...races: Henry McMaster versus Mike Campbell for lieutenant governor, and Molly Spearman versus Sally Atwater for superintendent...

Democrat Yancey McGill is SC's new lieutenant governor

...Carolina has a Democrat in the lieutenant governor's office for the first time...volunteered to become temporary lieutenant governor after other legislative leaders...of the Senate, will remain lieutenant governor until January, when the winner...

SC legislature upholds 22 of Haley's 76 budget vetoes

...billion spending plan for state taxes takes effect July 1.The Senate voted 39-4 to restore $2 million to the lieutenant governor's Office on Aging. Haley contends the agency is growing too fast.But former Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell said...

Haley vetoes $18.5 million from state budget

...because we didn't have near as many problems with each other," Haley said.Vetoes include $2 million from the lieutenant governor's Office on Aging for services that help seniors live independently in their own homes rather than in more expensive...

Democrat could be new SC lieutenant governor

...Democrat could occupy the lieutenant governor's seat in South Carolina...Charleston. Voters elect the next lieutenant governor in November."The Lord might...already referring to him as lieutenant governor. A Democrat has not held...

4 Republican candidates for South Carolina lieutenant governor promise to help seniors

...Carolina's last elected lieutenant governor gave wide-ranging visions...isn't quite as clear.The lieutenant governor is constitutionally mandated...Carolina voters will choose a lieutenant governor.While Mike Campbell, the...

Former state attorney general McMaster wins Republican nomination for SC lieutenant governor

COLUMBIA - Voters chose former Attorney General Henry McMaster to be the Republican choice for lieutenant governor and picked both parties' nominees to be South Carolina's education superintendent.Unofficial results Tuesday showed McMaster...