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Scott's GOP victory sets up historic SC election

...major-party candidates. They'll face American Party candidate Jill Bossi, who is white.Gibbs Knotts, a political scientist at the College of Charleston, said Scott could be positioned to play a role in changing the way voters view the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/scotts-gop-victory-sets-histo
Skin in the game: Stake in outcome crucial for wise governmental decisions

...allied with similarly sympathetic taxpayers. This has occurred under the watchful eyes of vigilant politicians, political scientists, editorial writers and other scrupulous observers of the passing scene. Achieved through a majority vote, it represents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-16/skin-game-stake-
Georgia Regents University historian Lee Ann Caldwell discusses JFK's death

...president? A: There is a ranking list that comes out periodically by presidential and other top historians and political scientists. Kennedy came out 11th in the last balloting in 2010. Lincoln, Washington, and FDR are usually in the top three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-20/georgia-regents-university-hi
Same-sex part of reform bill pains bishops

...is going to be critical for swinging moderates in the House to support this bill," said Stephen Schneck, a political scientist at Catholic University of America and chairman of the anti-abortion Democrats for Life, who was part of the Catholics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-02-08/same-sex-part-reform-bil
Sheffield hopes to surprise in 12th District race

...non-Augustan and only female seeking the post, two factors that may be to her advantage, University of Georgia political scientist Charles Bullock said.When Republicans engage in "friends and neighbors politics," relying on voters' tendency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2012-07
Many politicians seeking office this year have skipped voting, analysis shows

...minimal level of political participation that voters should expect from a candidate, said University of Georgia political scientist Charles Bullock. If a candidate hasn't voted, "it suggests that in the past you didn't pay that much attention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-06-09/many-politicia
Supporters cross party lines

...over why a flurry of officials have crossed party lines to support both candidates, but University of Georgia political scientist Charles Bullock said it's certainly made the race more captivating -- and unpredictable."Some individuals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
Georgia Elections | Elections | Georgia Statewide | Elections
Obscure SC comptroller race inspires nasty ads

...political pundits."This is where the lunacy of the politics is," said Danielle Vinson, a Furman University political scientist.Most states have a similar number crunching function - frequently appointed and sometimes closely linked to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
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S.C. governor's race campaign donations set record

...raised $7 million in unseating Democratic Gov. Jim Hodges, who took in $4.2 million.College of Charleston political scientist Kendra Stewart noted that records are being set around the nation this year.Joel Sawyer, the state Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
South Carolina Governor | Elections | South Carolina Elections | Elections
Democrats, GOP ready for Tuesday

...Democrats came out heavily in the 5th District to keep U.S. Rep. John Spratt in office, Winthrop University political scientist Scott Huffmon noted."I think this time, everybody expects Republicans to turn out in droves," he said.Huffmon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
South Carolina Governor | Elections | South Carolina Elections | Elections