A Mere 1% Vote in Primary

A Mere 1% Vote in Primary

Doyle Gets 167; Gaither, 69 If we consider the total number of registered voters– the possible number (15,863) coming to vote (never happened) in any election – and the number of voters who actually voted in the June 12 Primary (236) here in Edgefield County, the total in the Primary was one percent of  those […]

More Candidates Removed

More Candidates Removed

Three more candidates in Edgefield County have been removed from the ballot for the November 2012 election.  None of these were on the ballot for the Primary of June 12. The candidates who were removed are: Democrat Attaway of Johnston, running for Dist. 3 County Council Seat; Republican Davis Parkman of Johnston running for Edgefield […]

Primary Ballot Settled

Primary Ballot Settled

• There Will Be No Republican Primary • Candidate Pettigrew Makes Statement On Tuesday morning, Director of the Edgefield County Voter Registration Office Tricia Butler stated the following: “There will only be a Democratic Primary [on June 12 in Edgefield County].  We will not have a Republican Primary in June.” With that statement the Advertiser […]

Most Candidates Back on Ballot

Most Candidates Back on Ballot

The aftermath of the confusion on “Who will be on the ballot?” which was set off last week by a SC Supreme Court ruling has left only one candidate in Edgefield County off the ballot, and that is Betty Butler, Democrat running for County Council.  Below is a short summary to bring readers up to […]

Looking Toward the June 12 Primary

Looking Toward the June 12 Primary

What to Expect on a “Short Ballot” There is not a great deal of stirring among the candidates running in the June 12 Primary – but the expectation is to hear, soon, from them in some kind of public forum. William Smith, running against the incumbent Norman Dorn for his Dist. 1 seat in the […]

State Republican Chairman Speaks in Edgefield

State Republican Chairman Speaks in Edgefield

Chad Connelley, Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party was the featured speaker at a joint meeting of  the Republican Women of Edgefield County and the Edgefield County Republican Party. On Monday April 16th, in the auditorium at Piedmont Technical College, Mr. Connelly addressed an enthusiastic group which included County Council Chairman Dean Campbell, County […]

Town Council Election Results

Town Council Election Results

Burton is New Councilman – Culbreath Wins over Felder Edgefield and Johnston held elections on Tuesday for Town Council. Only one Ward in each town had candidates vying for the seats — Ward 1 in Johnston and Ward 6 in Edgefield. Winner of Ward 1 in Johnston is Terrence Culbreath with 76 votes, winning over Calvin […]

Pettigrew Announces for S.C. Senate

Pettigrew Announces for S.C. Senate

John W. Pettigrew, Jr. of Edgefield announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the newly drawn SC Senate District 25 seat which now includes all of Edgefield County and portions of Aiken, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda Counties. Pettigrew is the broker in charge/ owner of Pettigrew Properties. He has previously been elected to serve […]

Town Council Elections, April 3

Town Council Elections, April 3

The Towns of Johnston and Edgefield will hold elections on Tuesday, April 3. In each of these Town Councils there is an incumbent. The following information may aid in getting voters to the precincts involved. In Johnston, Ward 1 has two candidates vying for that seat. It was vacated by Buddy Smith when he retired […]

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Burton Tosses Hat Into Ring

Editor’s Note: This was presented to The Advertiser on Monday for publication. Burton is running for Ward 6, the seat now held by Otis Yeldell. My name is Scotty Andrew Burton. I am 29 years old and running for Edgefield Town Council, Ward 6, for the Town of Edgefield, I am a graduate of Strom […]