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  • On this 6th SC 2024 episode of the South Carolina Lede for November 14, 2023, host Gavin Jackson takes a look at polling: love it, hate it, we all devour it! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts about the topics covered on the show or just whatever's on your mind! You can subscribe to South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also follow the show on Twitter @SCLedePod.
  • On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for November 11, 2023, a look at the third Republican presidential debate with analysis by reporter Meg Kinnard of the Associated Press and Alex Strohman, Republican strategist and former Director of the SC Republican Party; a rundown of the big local election wins; and deciphering what the actions in Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia during this off-year election could mean for November 2024.
  • On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for November 7, 2023, the third Republican presidential debate takes place tonight in Miami; the South Carolina “first in the nation” Democratic presidential primary happens on Feb. 3; and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis scores a major endorsement.
  • November 4, 2023 — News out of Washington from Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jim Clyburn; the ongoing efforts to address domestic violence in our state; comments from former Gov. Nikki Haley, who is now officially on S.C.’s ballot; and more.
  • While Greenville gears up for the first contested mayor's race in a lot of Novembers, politicos right, left, and neutral weigh in on why you really need to care about what happens downtown.
  • Officials in several battleground states have proposed boosting funding to add staff, enhance security and expand training within election offices ahead of the 2024 race. The proposed funding increases come as many election offices are grappling with a wave of retirements and a flood of public records requests from election skeptics, stemming partly from lingering election distrust seeded by former President Donald Trump. A top South Carolina election official says almost half of county election directors have resigned in the last two years.
  • Former president Donald Trump is trying to unseat two incumbent Republicans who serve South Carolina's coastal congressional districts. He says they betrayed him.
  • U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace says she's raised more than any other South Carolina House candidate in 2022. Mace told The Associated Press on Wednesday that she has raised a total of nearly $2.5 million for next year's reelection. That includes about $950,000 in the third fundraising quarter, which ended last month, an amount that eclipsed each of her two previous quarters this year. Mace is seeking to maintain the GOP's hold on a district that has changed party hands twice in as many election cycles. In November, she defeated Democratic Rep. Joe Cunningham and became the first Republican woman elected to represent South Carolina in Congress.
  • The executive director of the South Carolina Election Commission will leave her post at the end of the year. The resignation letter obtained by news outlets says Marci Andino informed the board's chairman Wednesday that her last day would be Dec. 31.
  • Palmetto Perspectives: Voting in South Carolina, airs Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. on both SCETV and SC Public Radio and streams live on the network’s…