Here are the endorsement interviews that I did separate posts on. Most of these were done at the time, but some I went back and completed later — so don’t assume you’ve read them already.
I didn’t write posts on all 51 interviews, to my own great disappointment. The meetings just came too fast and furious for me to write in between, and as of tomorrow, catching up time is over. Some of these posts are no more, or hardly more, than the vignettes I did in some recent columns. Some of the shortest are on some of the biggest races (I used the material in columns and other related posts instead).
But hey — I’ll bet this is more info than you’ve ever gotten before on a newspaper’s endorsements.
And yes, you can read them all just by clicking on the category, "Endorsement interviews." But I thought this would be more convenient for those looking for notes on specific candidates. Anyway, here’s what I’ve got:
Secretary of State
2nd Congressional District
Michael Ray Ellisor
S.C. House District 70
S.C. House District 73
Joe E. Brown
S.C. House District 77
S.C. House District 79 Democratic
S.C. House District 96
Richland County Auditor
Paul Brawley (Did not come in for interview)
Richland County Council District 1
Richland County Council District 4
Richland County Council District 5