With the race for a special House election in South Carolina now set, and polls showing it could be close, the outcome may partly hinge on who has the most money.Continue reading
Behind Sanford in South Carolina House race, a trail of self-funders
The race to replace Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican congressman, who won appointment earlier this year to the U.S. Senate, has attracted a (literally) rich field of candidates.Continue reading
Mark Sanford drops third ad in special election
Ahead of the primary in South Carolina's special congressional election later this month, former Gov. Mark Sanford, a Republican who's trying to make a comeback after a particularly public scandal, released a new TV ad Thursday.
In all, that means the Sanford campaign has already spent about $170,000 on three TV ads, according to spokesman Joel Sawyer. More should be known about campaign's finances before midnight tonight, when their reports are due with the Federal Election Commission. The ads were discovered on Ad Hawk, a Sunlight Foundation mobile app to identify the funders behind political ads ...Continue reading