After a year of political back-and-forths, it seems like the push to bring out young voters has been greater than ever. But numbers from the South Carolina Election Commission show that registered voters ages 18-24 here are still lagging among other age groups.
The bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration to set a minimum size for airplane seats and legroom to ensure safety, a nod to the growing number of complaints about shrinking seats. The legislation bars passengers from being kicked off overbooked planes.
Suspended 5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson and his former director of communications Nicole Holland were arraigned Tuesday morning on more than two dozen federal charges related to misuse of public funds.
Republicans reversed course and agreed to the hearing in the face of growing demands by GOP senators to hear directly from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, now a psychology professor in California.
William Peagler has been elected the new Berkeley County Supervisor following Tuesday night's runoff beating out incumbent Dan Davis. According to SCvotes.org , Peagler won with 5,424 votes against Davis' 4,228.
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Former two-term Attorney General Henry McMaster is in a runoff race in two weeks to be South Carolina's next lieutenant governor. Early returns show McMaster with 44 percent of the vote, putting him in the lead by a margin of 20 percentage points.
South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis has won the Republican primary against political newcomer Brian Adams. Early results show Loftis winning Tuesday with 62 percent of the vote. The outcome means he wins a second term as South Carolina's chief financial officer. As in 2010, no Democrat or third-party candidate is running.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has won South Carolina's Republican party outright, defeating six challengers and avoiding a runoff. The 58-year-old Graham had about 59 percent of the vote in early returns Tuesday, far more than what was needed to avoid the runoff.
South Carolina's junior Sen. Jim DeMint will resign from the Senate in January to head up a conservative Washington think-tank, the Heritage Foundation, beginning in January, according to a press release from the senator's office.
Gov. Nikki Haley said her first State of the State address will focus on her goals for budget cuts and smaller government. Haley's address will be streamed live on Live5News.com and Live 5 Plus beginning at 7 p.m.