Illegal Candidates in Senate District 42?

July 30, 2013 8:57 AM
Illegal Candidates in Senate District 42?

The filing for SC Senate District 42 in the Charleston area has 6 of the 9 candidates in violation not only of the law that got over 200 candidates removed from the ballot in May of 2012, but also in violation of the amendments to the law passed June 2013.

The Republican and Democratic parties received the filings and certified candidates in violation of S.C. Election Law.

Apparently the South Carolina Ethics reform known as Equal Access to the ballot or ACT 61 was just a Photo Op for the Governor and propaganda for the Legislature. Ethics in government continue to be just a campaign issue.

The law requires that a Statement of Economic Interest be filed for the previous year at the same time the Statement of Intention of Candidacy is filed. Only 3 of the 9 candidates fulfilled this requirement.

Alex Thornton, Libertarian, Rodney Travis, Libertarian and Margaret Rush, Democratic have a correct SEI on file, the other candidates do not.

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Getting the Facts Straight in the George Zimmerman Case

June 4, 2013 9:13 AM
Getting the Facts Straight in the George Zimmerman Case

By Jack Cashill As the late Senator Daniel Moynihan reportedly said, “[e]veryone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.”  The commentary on the George Zimmerman case, I’ve noticed, gets edgy when those who know the facts argue with those who venture opinions.  The facts that follow are […]

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