The Primary Election runoff is tomorrow, 22 June 2010. Polls will be
open from 7 AM to 7 PM. Vote at the polling place where you usually
vote. If you are not already registered you cannot vote.
Bring a state issued identification (drivers's license or state ID
card, US passport). Both Republicasns and Democrats have
runoff primarles, which are used to settle races in which no nominee
received more than 50% of the vote in the first primary election on 8
June. Those who voted in the primary on 8 June must vote in
the same primary tomorrow. Those who did not vote in the
primary on 8 June may vote in either runoff primary tomorrow, but not
I would urge everyone to vote. Voter
turnout was very light in the primary on 8 June, and the established
political interests took a big hit. The established political parties
are retaliating by implementing a large, unpublicized get out the vote
effort to recoup what they can from the disaster on 8 June.
Voter turnout is expected to be even lighter tomorrow and it would be
easy to lose what we have gained. Especially if you are tired of being pushed
around by established political
interests, be sure to get to the polls tomorrow and make your voice heard.
Nikki Haley, Republican Candidate for Governor
Haley Needs Your Help
Haley, the big winner in the Republican primary on 8 June with 49% of
the vote, is under attack by the established interests in her own
party. The reason: she rode endorsements by Sarah Palin and numerous
TEA Parties to a two to one victory over the
candidate, Gresham Barrett. Barrett had been persuaded to give up his
seat in the US House of Representatives by the South Carolina
Republican establishment with the promise of the Governor's mansion.
Barrett, a product of Establishment politics not endorsed by any TEA
Party, was soundly defeated in the 8 June primary, much to the
embarassment of Republican party officials. The Republican Party has
undertaken a large and unpublicized effort to defeat Nikki
Haley in the runoff election to be held tomorrow.
Especially if you are tired of being
pushed around by Establishment politicians, you need to get
to the polls and vote for Nikki tomorrow. Don't give up what we gained
on 8 June by letting the Establishment take it back.
Reform in government will be a long and ardous process, but
it has begun. Don't give it up now. Vote to make sure that
your voice is heard.
Bake Sale and
The Community Development Club is sponsoring a
bake sale and picnic beginning at 2 PM on Saturday 26 June 2010 at the
Community Center. This is a fundraiser for the Fall Festival
to be held in September. There will be a picnic after the bake sale
with live music by Trinity Bluegrass Gospel and free rides and fun for
the kids. Bring your favorite bake sale item, picnic items, Grandpa,
Grandma, Pa, Ma and all the young'ns. Relax under the trees and picnic
live music while the kids have fun.
For further information call Barb
Broussard at 803-285-2755.
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to Lancaster County food programs have fallen off recently. The
recession increases the number of people facing hunger and the need for
food. The Van Wyck Press is happy to transport food to the
agencies serving the needy in Lancaster. If you have food
you would like to donate and would like us to transport it for you, let me know.
first day of summer. Ordinarily I would wait until I had a few
more stories before publishing a new issue of the Van Wyck News, but
the bake sale is Saturday and the election is tomorrow. The
election, particularly, is extraordinarily important. Please vote.
J.R. Wilt, Editor and Publisher