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GREER POLITICS From November 2012


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IN FOCUS: Giraffe Party, 2016, launched at Greer poll
NOV 8, 2012

IN  FOCUS: Giraffe Party, 2016, launched at Greer poll

OK, so now we know poll workers aren't zoologists.

Friend and Greer resident Bob Anderson found that out when a stuffed giraffe belonging to toddler son Bobby was deemed "political propaganda" by a poll worker Tuesday morning as the family waited to vote.

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Incumbents, unopposed confirmed with little fanfare
NOV 7, 2012

A host of incumbent or unopposed candidates made their way back into office Tuesday night following elections held in Greenville and Spartanburg counties. 

The unopposed winners, all Republicans, are:

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Greer voting on presidential race
NOV 7, 2012

Here's how the vote broke down throughout the Greer Area.

 

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Gowdy elected to serve a second term in the House
NOV 7, 2012

Incumbent Trey Gowdy (Republican) was an overwhelming winner to serve another term in the U.S. House of Representatives representing District 4.

Gowdy beat his democrat rival Deb Morrow by a 2-1 margin. He received 107,426 votes of all Greenville County Districts reporting to Morrow's 50,581. Gowdy earned 65.32 percent of the votes and Morrow gathered 39.75 percent.

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Greenville County Election Summary
NOV 6, 2012

GREENVILLE COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS 

 

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Voting process reportedly mixed early in the day
NOV 6, 2012

The Sugar Creek Recreation Center polling precinct had a mild turnout this morning with one voter saying the process – sign in to voting – only took 17 minutes.

Polls opened this morning in Greer with cold, rainy weather greeting most of the voters at their precincts.

"It's raw out here," said a man leaving Riverside High School. The weather was expected to clear by mid-afternoon with temperaures remaining in the 40s with a brisk wind making it feel colder.

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70 percent of voters expected for Tuesday's elections
NOV 5, 2012

Election officials in Greenville County are expecting a turnout similar to the 2008 Presidential election when polls open early Tuesday morning.

“I think we’ll be looking at about 70 percent (of registered voters) who will vote,” said Greenville County Election Commissioner Conway Belangia. “I don’t think there will be much of a fall off.”

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On your ballots
NOV 5, 2012

ON YOUR BALLOTS 

Races involving Greer voters:

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Greer polling sites in Spartanburg County
NOV 5, 2012

Greer polling sites in Spartanburg County

Arlington: (new name for the church): Rebirth Missionary Baptist Church Family Life Center (2375 Racing Rd, Greer)

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Greer / Taylors Polling sites
NOV 5, 2012

GREER/TAYLORS POLLING SITES

Polls open 7 a.m., close 7 p.m.

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