Absentee Voting Changes – Fairfield County

Gibson Backs Lewis in Runoff for Sheriff

Montgomery Gets Nod from Richland County Sheriff WINNSBORO – Ricky Gibson, whose bid for Sheriff came up short in the Sept. 30 special election Democratic primary, has thrown his support behind Keith Lewis in advance of this Tuesday’s primary runoff. Lewis, currently Chief Deputy at the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office, faces Richland County deputy Will […]

See You in Two Weeks . . .

Sheriff’s Race Heads to Run-Off WINNSBORO – Voters failed to pick a clear winner in Tuesday’s primary for the special election for Fairfield County Sheriff. They did, however, narrow the field of candidates down to two. Keith Lewis, currently the Chief Deputy for the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office, and Will Montgomery, a Richland County Sheriff’s […]

State Democrats Deny McDaniel Protest

The Chairman of the S.C. Democratic Party has denied a request for a hearing to protest the results of the June 26 runoff election in the Democratic Primary for the District 41 seat in the S.C. State House. Annie E. McDaniel, who lost to MaryGail Douglas by 742 votes in the June 26 runoff, submitted […]

McDaniel Campaign Protests Runoff

The runner-up in last week’s Democratic primary runoff for the District 41 seat in the S.C. State House has filed a protest with the state party. Annie E. McDaniel, who lost to MaryGail Douglas by nearly 1,000 votes in the June 26 runoff, filed a protest with the State Democratic Party Friday, claiming that Douglas […]

Unofficial Results: Young, Douglas win primary runoff

Although the results will not become official until Friday, preliminary tallies indicate that MaryGail Douglas will represent the Democratic Party in the November general election for the District 41 seat in the S.C. State House of Representatives. Douglas beat out District 4 School Board Trustee Annie E. McDaniel with 2,732 votes in Fairfield County (57.86 […]

Tune in, Turn on and Turn out

The votes from the June 12 primary have been tallied, and of the three contested races, only one has been decided outright. Voters in Fairfield County will now have to rethink their positions, and their loyalties, and line up for a runoff June 26. Congratulations, first, to the one clear winner from the June 12 […]