Romney Leading in South Carolina and Florida

By: Tuesday January 17, 2012 11:52 am

Mitt Romney is on track to quickly wrap up the Republican party’s nomination, given his leading position in upcoming primaries. In South Carolina, the state that is probably one of the least demographically favorable for him, he currently has a 11 point lead over second place Newt Gingrich, according to a new Monmouth University poll. [...]

New Hampshire Looking Good for Mitt Romney

By: Monday January 9, 2012 1:11 pm

With just one day until the New Hampshire primary things are looking good for Mitt Romney. Even though his support seems to have sagged by just a few points in final days all the recent polls of New Hampshire still have him beating everyone else in the field by double digits. Even the worst of [...]

With Lead in SC, Romney Is on Glide Path to Nomination

By: Friday January 6, 2012 12:52 pm

Today we are getting are first entirely post-Iowa caucus polling from South Carolina and it is great news for Mitt Romney. The TIME/CNN/ORC poll has Romney with a big lead in South Carolina among likely primary voters. According to the poll, Romney leads with 37 percent and is beating everyone else by a double digit [...]

Gingrich Still Holds Big Leads in the Early Southern Contests

By: Monday December 12, 2011 12:17 pm

Newt Gingrich currently holds double digit leads in the two early Southern primary states, Florida and South Carolina. The most recent Marist/NBC poll shows Gingrich in a dominant position over second place Mitt Romney. From Marist, South Carolina Here is how the contest stands among likely Republican primary voters including those who are undecided yet [...]

Gingrich Surges to GOP Top in National Poll

By: Tuesday December 6, 2011 2:00 pm

Newt Gingrich is experiencing an incredible national surge according to Gallup’s polling. Gingrich has gone from being effectively tied with Mitt Romney for first place last month to now holding a 15 point lead over the rest of the field. From Gallup: Not only does Gingrich hold a substantial lead in the horse race, he [...]

Herman Cain Leads in the Early Southern Primary States

By: Wednesday October 19, 2011 10:56 am

Herman Cain leads the Republican Presidential field in South Carolina and is tied for first in Florida according to two new NBC News-Marist polls out today.  In South Carolina, “the first in the South” primary, Cain has a 4 point lead over Romney among likely primary voters. From Marist: 30% for Herman Cain 26% for [...]

GOP Presidential Primary Calendar Finally Starting to Take Shape

By: Monday October 3, 2011 12:51 pm

After the usual jockeying for position, it looks like the Republican Presidential primary calendar is finally starting to take shape in ways that require still-undeclared candidates to get in or miss the train. Last Friday, in an attempt to be the first large population state with a primary, Florida broke the Republican Party’s primary rules [...]

Controversial SC Dem Greene Pays $10K But Can’t Afford Lawyer; State Investigates

By: Monday June 28, 2010 4:59 pm

If the saga of Alvin Greene, the unemployed man who happened to win the South Carolina Democratic primary for US Senate by a huge margin, had you wondering where he obtained the $10,400 in cash needed to pay the candidate filing fee, you are not alone. The State of South Carolina is also very interested. [...]

Tuesday Features Runoffs in NC, SC, MS; Primary in UT

By: Tuesday June 22, 2010 7:00 am

Tuesday, June 22 — that’s today — features primary runoffs in North Carolina, South Carolina and Mississippi. Utah also hosts a primary, but it is similar to a runoff, thanks to a dual convention/primary system that eliminates many candidates at the convention. North Carolina The big contest Tuesday is probably the North Carolina Democratic primary [...]

SC-04: Throw ‘Em Out: Challenger Bests GOP Incumbent Inglis

By: Tuesday June 8, 2010 10:22 pm

Republican Bob Inglis is a pol in peril. As of this writing, it appears likely that he will lose his seat in South Carolina’s 4th Congressional District. In a crowded field of challengers–now with 83 percent of precincts reporting–he has only 26.2 percent of the vote compared with the leader, Spartanburg County Solicitor Trey Gowdy, [...]

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