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South Carolina Election Commission says former speaker Harrell's name to remain on ballot

...We've asked Mr. Harrell to provide the proper withdrawal documents. The ball is in his court," said state Republican Party spokesman Matt Orr.State law allows political parties to replace a candidate who withdraws only if the candidate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-27/south-carolina
Rants & Raves

...very nice to me. I'm well. God bless them. THIS IS A RANT against Rick Allen. He's an embarrassment to the Republican Party. I just got a letter from the NRA asking to endorse John Barrow. When the NRA crosses the line and wants us to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-24/rants-raves-0
Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month

...past 12 months. Scott is in a dead heat against former governor Charlie Crist, a Democrat who switched from the Republican Party.The news is more mixed for candidates in Alaska. GOP Gov. Sean Parnell is trailing independent candidate Bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-21/unemployment-rates-fall-31
Middle-class Georgia voters at core of HOPE debate

...ladder to play basketball as a narrator says Carter would "restrict middle-class access" to HOPE.The state Republican party used an even sharper attack in a robo-call, accusing Carter of wanting to eliminate HOPE "for thousands of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-18/middle-class-georgia-voters-c
Rants & Raves

...others they would give a ride. It was mostly a racial thing. They didn't care if black people got a ride. THE REPUBLICAN Party has veered so far to the right that if Ronald Reagan was around today, he'd be thrown out for raising taxes eleven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-16/rants-raves
Vote for a higher wage

...proposed. A higher minimum also raises most wages, and the poorest would have some more money to spend. However, the Republican party is determined not to let this happen.I suggest underpaid workers get themselves and as many of their friends as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-13/vote-higher-wage
Lindsey Graham focuses on getting South Carolina voters to polls

...S. Sen. Lindsey Graham wasn't rallying hundreds of voters at a campaign stop. Instead, he was driving to Republican Party headquarters in Aiken County to thank about two dozen volunteers for making phone calls.As the days dwindle before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-18/lindsey-graham
Young GOPers are back

Much ado has been made the last several years about the Republican Party's need to attract younger voters. Many analysts concluded the youth bloc ? those 18 to 29 ? cast the decisive votes for Barack...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-02/young-gopers-are-back
12th Congressional District candidates John Barrow, Rick Allen debate issues in Evans

...most heated exchange between the candidates resulted from an audience question about how to get the Democratic and Republican parties to work together."The way you build consensus is through influence," Allen said. "I'm telling you, John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-27/12th-congressi
South Carolina's newest third party launches ballot initiative

...the office. A recall election of a current legislator would take between 550 and 5,000 signatures.The state Republican Party does not support the effort, said GOP Chairman Matt Moore."Recall elections allow a small number of highly organized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-25/south-carolina