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SC 1st District Special Election (Live Thread)
me ^ | 7 May 2013 | me

Posted on 05/07/2013 11:54:51 AM PDT by vikingd00d

No live thread yet, so I'm starting one.

Voted at 2:30 p.m. in Mt Pleasant 19. No line. Poll worker reported 28.3% turnout so far in a precinct that had a 66% turnout in the last major election.

Results should be here after the polls close.


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: 113th; busch; colbert; colbertbusch; elizabethbusch; marksanford; sanford; sc2013; southcarolina; stephencolbert
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+1 for Sanford 'cause I don't want to be represented by Nazi Pelosi.
1 posted on 05/07/2013 11:54:51 AM PDT by vikingd00d
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To: vikingd00d

Even though I don’t care for Sanford (’cause I think he’s a looneytoon) I did predict his victory based on the simple principle that Democrats only vote for Presidents and they won’t show up in sufficient numbers to challenge Sanford.


2 posted on 05/07/2013 11:58:27 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: vikingd00d

Better to vote for a rat....any rat...than a RAT.


3 posted on 05/07/2013 12:00:49 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: vikingd00d
Colbert-Busch shot her self in the foot by believing she had the race in the bag and could take off her “moderate” disguise early. She came out in the debate as pro-abortion, pro-gay marriage and pro-gun control. That doesn't go over too well in a district that is hard red, and her numbers have been plummeting ever since.
4 posted on 05/07/2013 12:02:17 PM PDT by apillar
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To: muawiyah

>> I did predict his victory based on the simple principle that Democrats only vote for Presidents

I fervently hope you are right, but there have been reports of the Dhimmis being fired up on this one because the Pubbie is so weak. Sanford knows how to campaign and he’s got the Big Mo; but this may still be a nail biter.


5 posted on 05/07/2013 12:04:18 PM PDT by vikingd00d (chown -R us ./base)
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To: vikingd00d

If it’s only union folks showing up, she’ll be crushed!


6 posted on 05/07/2013 12:20:08 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: vikingd00d

“...Sanford knows how to campaign and he’s got the Big Mo; but this may still be a nail biter.”
*****************************************************************
I hope the “Big Mo” was not several days too late. I’ll be watching this on the Internet tonight. Hopefully (he says as he knocks on wood) I’ll be able to go to sleep early and get a good night’s sleep knowing Sanford’s won it.


7 posted on 05/07/2013 12:21:35 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: vikingd00d

Thank you for posting this “live’’ thread !!! This is a very important election. A big win here tonight by Terry Sanford, who is not the best candidate that the pubbies could offer, goes a long way beyond his personal troubles. A trashing of Colbert-Busch would be a major blow against Barack Hussein “Benghazi Traitor” Obama. Voters in SC-!, take heed, destroy Colbert-Busch at the polls today!!! As for Sanford, he can be removed in the upcoming 2014 primary, if the voters desire to do so!!!

And.....I might remind the voters in SC-! of the cheats in the Democrat Party that everyone knows....FDR, JFK, Ted Kennedy, Anthony Weimer, Robert Menendez, John Edwards, Bill Clinton, etc, etc. A vote for Colbert-Busch is a vote for Obama and Pelosi!!! Hold your noses and cast your ballot for Terry Sanford...and aid in destroying Obama and his traitor Democrat Party!!!


8 posted on 05/07/2013 12:24:39 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

I hope that people vote for Mark Sanford, not Terry Sanford: Terry Sanford was a Democrat Governor and Senator from NC who died 15 years ago.


9 posted on 05/07/2013 12:55:06 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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To: AuH2ORepublican

Sorry....you are dead right!!! Got any good info on turnout or exit polling, yet???


10 posted on 05/07/2013 12:57:13 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: clintonh8r

The media has been trashing Sanford here in SC since his affair story broke but never reported Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch’s past arrest and jail time. http://www.fitsnews.com/2013/05/04/so-heres-elizabeth-colbert-buschs-mug-shot/


11 posted on 05/07/2013 1:13:46 PM PDT by neal1960 (D m cr ts S ck. Would you like to buy a vowel?)
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To: muawiyah

I just hope we get this seat and make it harder for the socialist to pass their agenda.

Did Demint get out there for him?

You are right that Dems, have so many low info voters that they only come out to vote in the big election but lets hope you’re right on this


12 posted on 05/07/2013 1:18:09 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc
The Dems had 30 million more voters in the 2008 Presidential election than they did in the 2010 midterm election!

That gave us 30 state legislatures and control of the House of Representatives.

Only 26 million of them came back to vote in the 2010 Presidential election.

Republican voters also evade the midterms, but in 2010 they were down only 15 million compared to 2008.

The 2006 election was lost when Republicans stayed away. In a normal midterm recent history suggests the Democrats should have lost.

My theory behind the 2006 disaster is that the Democrats succeeded beyond their wildest dreams in making it look like the Republican leadership elite was overrun with homosexuals. Although Americans, in general, will vote for a Democrat homosexual, they hold Republicans to a higher standard and won't do it ~ and a good number of them will not vote for a known homosexual enabler.

13 posted on 05/07/2013 1:24:32 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

Nope, sorry. And if you do hear about some early exit-poll data, my advice would be to disregard them and wait for them to start counting the votes.


14 posted on 05/07/2013 1:26:23 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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To: neal1960
Sorry, when you do what Sanford did, it's unfair to say someone else trashed him ~ the boy done trashed hissef' BIG TIME.

I'm still not convinced he's not a clown, but this woman running against him is a close second to being a clown.

All of which rather demonstrates that a week local Republican party will cough up pretty much anyone who can attract a couple of donors.

15 posted on 05/07/2013 1:26:49 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: AuH2ORepublican

I was visiting the NC Governors Mansion with a group of foreign students and went out on the porch. Terry Sanford strolled up and said “ Mr Harris I’m glad you came today and enabled the foreign students to see America” or some such.

It impressed the hell out of me that he recognized me, much less knew my name. It was not till I got back and took off my name tag that I realized what happened. I always look at name tags and call people by name now


16 posted on 05/07/2013 1:30:15 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: vikingd00d

Low turnout could be bad or good. We’ll see.

I truly hope we retain this seat. One more that Piglosi needs to take over the House, meaning they’ll spend more resources in 2014.


17 posted on 05/07/2013 1:48:51 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

It looks like turnout might be higher than expected:

http://www.islandpacket.com/beaufort-news/


18 posted on 05/07/2013 2:27:25 PM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: AuH2ORepublican

Gotcha.....watching from Florida!!!


19 posted on 05/07/2013 2:43:12 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: vikingd00d

Anything that gets up Harpootlian’s nose is OK with me.


20 posted on 05/07/2013 2:45:32 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

Turnout Buzz in S.C.

By Betsy Woodruff

May 7, 2013 5:25 PM

Mount Pleasant, S.C. — Forecasting tight elections a few hours before results come in might as well be South Carolina’s official sport. But it’s still hard to resist throwing data out there for analysis. So here’s a bit: A Republican political operative from the state tells me that turnout in Dorchester County is currently at about 14 percent, and that the Republican bean-counters expect it to reach 20 percent by 7 p.m. Eastern. They say strong Republican precincts in that county have turnout that’s slightly above the county average. And in Mount Pleasant, a Charleston suburb that should be a stronghold for Mark Sanford, the former GOP governor, turnout is also high. That’s all good news for Sanford. But I’ll temper this with a reminder that it’s a special election in South Carolina and it’s still anyone’s game.

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/347659/turnout-buzz-sc


21 posted on 05/07/2013 3:03:03 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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To: AuH2ORepublican

Thanks for the info. I’ll be watching this one closely.


22 posted on 05/07/2013 3:05:13 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: AuH2ORepublican

Thank you!!!


23 posted on 05/07/2013 3:05:40 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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Twitter activity:
https://twitter.com/search/realtime?q=%23SC1&src=hash

Not helpful yet but may be after the polls close.


24 posted on 05/07/2013 3:34:48 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: mrsmith

OK, polls are now closed. Votes should commence rolling in soon at this site: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2013/by_county/SC_US_House_0507.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS


25 posted on 05/07/2013 4:00:16 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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To: AuH2ORepublican

I believe Mark is a distant relative of the NC liberal Terry Sanford.


26 posted on 05/07/2013 4:08:33 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
Antony Weimer! Don't you mean Weimar Republic, his German cousin?

If you meant Tony Weiner, his problem wasn't so much cheating in an election as it was photographing his package and sending it via email to strange women all over the country.

27 posted on 05/07/2013 4:11:01 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah
...Democrats only vote for Presidents and they won’t show up in sufficient numbers to challenge Sanford.

Then more dead ones will show up to vote in the off-year elections.

28 posted on 05/07/2013 4:19:54 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: AuH2ORepublican
"Stacy Jacobson‏@SJacobsonWCIV2m
James Island Charter finished the day w/ 35% voter turnout incl absentees"

Good, bad?

29 posted on 05/07/2013 4:23:05 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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Only Berkeley and Colleton Counties starting to report so far.

Sanford 52%/ Rat 48% total.

Sanford won Colleton County (very small county) 70% to 29%


30 posted on 05/07/2013 4:40:37 PM PDT by vikingd00d (chown -R us ./base)
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To: vikingd00d

31 posted on 05/07/2013 4:42:55 PM PDT by wolficatZ (Hey blue states....Got Food?)
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Elizabeth Colbert Busch (D) leads Mark Sanford (R) 54.0%-45.5% with 3% reporting #SC1 http://huff.to/13fLG8C via @huffpostpol #tcot


32 posted on 05/07/2013 4:49:34 PM PDT by wolficatZ (Hey blue states....Got Food?)
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To: wolficatZ

Not good, but she’s been boosted by her base county. Sanford will come back, right?


33 posted on 05/07/2013 4:54:27 PM PDT by Viennacon
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"Stacy Jacobson‏@SJacobsonWCIV2m James Island Charter finished the day w/ 35% voter turnout incl absentees" Good, bad? ****************************************************************** Don't know if good or bad. Absentees don't show IDs; but folks showing up at the polls have to show photo ID in SC now--is that correct? Absentee ballots are a primo well of potential vote fraud for the democrats.
34 posted on 05/07/2013 5:05:19 PM PDT by House Atreides
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polls have to show photo ID in SC now--is that correct?

Yes it is.

And "holder's people" are here to make sure it's fair.

35 posted on 05/07/2013 5:09:46 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: Viennacon

I believe so. She’s not doing all that well in Charleston county.


36 posted on 05/07/2013 5:16:26 PM PDT by Andy'smom
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To: wolficatZ

http://www.politico.com/2013-election/results/house/south-carolina/?hp=lb

42% reporting. Sanford up by 5.


37 posted on 05/07/2013 5:16:29 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: upchuck

Waiting for the Lib claim that the “election” was stolen from Colbert’s sissy because the early returns showed her ahead.


38 posted on 05/07/2013 5:17:45 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: House Atreides

They cab cast a provisional vote if they have no ID.

Looks like Sanford is pulling away, ahead in all counties at this point.


39 posted on 05/07/2013 5:21:18 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: vikingd00d

oh please keep me updated, we have to win this to stop the socialist agenda


40 posted on 05/07/2013 5:27:10 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: vikingd00d

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Mark Sanford (R) leads Elizabeth Colbert Busch (D) 54.0%-45.5% with 71% reporting #SC1


41 posted on 05/07/2013 5:29:47 PM PDT by wolficatZ (Hey blue states....Got Food?)
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To: manc
† Chris †‏@yourweekleydosenow “@Live5News: AP: Mark Sanford, GOP, elected U.S. House, District 1, South Carolina.#SC1 #chsnews”

Phillip M. Bailey‏@phillipmbaileynow Right now @CNN projects Mark Sanford will win South Carolina House seat http://wp.me/p4HKM-1aRu #SC1

42 posted on 05/07/2013 5:32:16 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: vikingd00d

Can someone explain why Bush is listed twice under two different parties? Is this common in SC? I know NY has something like this with the Conservative and Liberal parties...but what’s this all about?

Hank


43 posted on 05/07/2013 5:35:58 PM PDT by County Agent Hank Kimball
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AP declares Sanford the winner.


44 posted on 05/07/2013 5:41:20 PM PDT by vikingd00d (chown -R us ./base)
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To: mrsmith

Yeh!! liberal heads must be exploding about now..love it!!


45 posted on 05/07/2013 5:42:57 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: rainee
Dick Harpootlian should take this opportunity to blow his brains out. Buh-bye, DICK
46 posted on 05/07/2013 5:44:45 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: County Agent Hank Kimball
Can someone explain why Bush is listed twice under two different parties?

Your answer is here.

47 posted on 05/07/2013 5:46:39 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: clintonh8r

Ha! his complete meltdown will just be icing on the cake.


48 posted on 05/07/2013 5:48:27 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: rainee

Anyone having links of liberals melting down...please post.

It will be like a little treat before tomorrow.
Hopefully the Seal Team Six presser on Thursday will make it even worse for Obama.

Someone who cares about America should be in charge of America.


49 posted on 05/07/2013 5:51:32 PM PDT by struggle
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To: upchuck
Working Families Party...

A Communist front, no?

50 posted on 05/07/2013 5:57:31 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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