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Ex-SC Gov. Edwards dies

...his chances facing well-known retired Gen. William Westmoreland, who commanded U.S. troops in Vietnam, in the GOP primary. Edwards won the nomination but was still a Republican running in a Democratic state. That year, however, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/ex-sc-gov-edwards-dies
Former SC governor James B. Edwards dies at 87

...his chances facing well-known retired Gen. William Westmoreland, who commanded U.S. troops in Vietnam, in the GOP primary.Edwards, who served in the U.S. Maritime Service during World War II and as a Navy Reserve officer during the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/former-sc-governor-james
Why were political polls off mark?

ATLANTA -- Georgians were likely surprised Tuesday when the election results proved more decisive than predicted.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-10/why-were-political-polls-mark
State Supreme Court orders election for Harrell's seat to continue Tuesday pending review

...Harrell being disqualified as a result of his guilty plea.The schedule called for a one-week filing period for the GOP primary to begin on Election Day. The primary would follow on Nov. 25, and the special general election would have been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-31/state-supreme-
Graham not participating in debate with opponents

...felony drug charge.Graham is seeking a third, six-year term, after handily defeating six tea party challengers in the GOP primary.He debated Democrat Alex Sanders four times when he won the U.S. Senate seat from the retiring Strom Thurmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-02/graham-not-par
Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...might have little desire to run another statewide campaign. Johnson ran for governor in 2010, finishing third in the GOP primary."You put your blood, sweat and tears and life into that thing. And now that you know what it's like, it may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Rants & Raves

...terrorist with his "catch and release" policy. LINDSEY GRAHAM, WARmonger and open borders amnesty supporter, has won the GOP primary. Are you folks across the river nuts? A RANT FOR COLUMBIA County: Sure, they don't raise your taxes. They don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-20/rants-raves
Look out, Georgians, here come attack ads

...to figure out a strategy for reaching the tiny number expected to vote in next month's runoff in the midst of vacation season."I think everybody is struggling with what is the best way to reach the GOP primary voters," Johnson said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-19/look-out-georg
Rick W. Allen calls Obama debt 'immoral' in campaign ad

...looking into the camera saying: "Obama's big spending, it burdens our children with debt. The Bible says that's immoral."The ad also mentions Rep. John Barrow, the incumbent Democrat who will face the winner of the GOP primary.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-04-23/rick-w-allen-calls-obama-debt-i
SC Sen. Hutto to run for Graham's US Senate seat

...Republicans. Hutto will take on Jay Stamper.Six Republicans have filed to take on Graham.The latest person to join the GOP primary was Columbia attorney Benjamin Dunn. The others running as Republicans are Columbia minister Det Bowers, state Sen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-28/sc-sen-hutto-r