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South Carolina retains 2016 “First in the South” Republican Presidential Primary

Washington, D.C. – In an overwhelming vote of the full 168-member Republican National Committee (RNC) held today, South Carolina Republicans secured the 2016 “First in the South” Republican Presidential Primary. The primary will tentatively be held in February 2016. Under [...]

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Possible 2016 Presidential contender Ted Cruz to headline S.C. GOP’s Silver Elephant dinner

By Albert N. Milliron Already being eyed by some Republicans as a potential 2016 presidential contender, Texas Senator Ted Cruz will be in the Palmetto state on the same day that Vice-President Joe Biden will be hosting the Democrats main [...]

Politisite Political Projections: South Carolina Primary January 21, 2012

Politisite Political Projections: South Carolina Primary January 21, 2012

Politisite provides projections based on a Momentum modality similar to that used in projecting stock prices. Politisite does NOT endorse any candidate during the primary process. Further, we do not receive funding from any political campaign. Having said that, here [...]

South Carolina GOP Candidate Campaign Events January 11-13, 2012

South Carolina GOP Candidate Campaign Events January 11-13, 2012

First in the South Primary Candidate Tracker  South Carolina Primary January 21, 2012 6:00 PM – Gov. Mitt Romney with Gov. Nikki Haley The Hall at Senate’s End 320 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201 6:15 PM – Gov. Rick Perry [...]

SCGOP Chairman Connelly announces “First in the South” Presidential Debate January 16, 2012

SCGOP Chairman Connelly announces “First in the South” Presidential Debate January 16, 2012

Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Chad Connelly today announced that Myrtle Beach will host a “First in the South” Republican Presidential Debate on January 16, 2012: “On behalf of all South Carolina Republicans, I am proud to [...]

Florida GOP moves election Primary up to January 31st, Other states to act

Florida GOP moves election Primary up to January 31st, Other states to act

by Albert N. Milliron Politisite has maintained the position that South Carolina is the most appropriate state to represent the south in the early primaries.  It has the diversity essential for political contenders to gauge how they would do in [...]

Four U.S. states may leapfrog Florida primary date

Four U.S. states may leapfrog Florida primary date

(Reuters) – Four U.S. states holding contests early in 2012 to choose the Republican presidential nominee threatened on Thursday to leapfrog Florida if it goes ahead with a primary election date of January 31. Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South [...]

2012 Republican Presidential Debate Schedule

2012 Republican Presidential Debate Schedule

2011- 2012 GOP Debate Schedule (Subject to Change, Check back for updates) Debates that will be covered by Politisite will be in Bold type Here is the most up-to-date and complete schedule we have for the 2011 / 2012 Republican [...]

Candidates take Gloves off in Sweet Tea GOP Debate

Candidates take Gloves off in Sweet Tea GOP Debate

By Albert N. Miliron In the old news business it was very important to have a lead that was catchy. Those days of alliteration and shocking headlines have gone by the way side because on the internet word titles must [...]

The Associated Press to Boycott South Carolina GOP Debate

The Associated Press to Boycott South Carolina GOP Debate

The Associated Press boycott of the Greenville SCGOP Fox News Debate is totally Bogus. Everyone has the same restrictions. A photo spray is allowed by credentialed media before the event and a pool photographer provides photos to outlets for use [...]

First in the South Republican Presidential Debate kicks off Election season

First in the South Republican Presidential Debate kicks off Election season

First in the South GOP Presidential Debate kicks off Election season Politisite and Iron Mill News Service will be covering the, “First in the South” GOP presidential debate live from Greenville,  South Carolina.  Much has changed from four years ago, [...]

Texas Ron Paul is “All in” well almost, Launches exploratory committee

Texas Ron Paul is “All in” well almost, Launches exploratory committee

Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, whose outspoken libertarian views and folksy style made him a cult hero during two previous presidential campaigns, will announce on Tuesday that he’s going to try a third time. Sources close to Paul, who is in [...]

Huckabee leads GOP Field in South Carolina

Huckabee leads GOP Field in South Carolina

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is leading in South Carolina bid for 2012 GOP nod.  Problem is Huckabee may be very happy with his current gig at Fox News.  Huckabee says he will not make a decision until later on [...]