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{{tnr}}The '''American Party of South Carolina''' is a political party that received official certification in January 2014.
 
{{tnr}}The '''American Party of South Carolina''' is a political party that received official certification in January 2014.
  
In January 2014, [[South Carolina]] certified the 11th political party in the state, the American Party of South Carolina.<ref name="WIS">[http://www.wistv.com/story/24603501/american-party-brainchild-of-former-gubernatorial-candidates-officially-certified ''WISTV.com'', "American Party, brainchild of former gubernatorial candidates, officially certified," Accessed February 3, 2014]</ref> The party is led by Oscar Lovelace, a [[Republican Party|Republican]] candidate for [[Governor of South Carolina|Governor]] in 2006, and [[Jim Rex]], a former [[Superintendent|state education superintendent]] and the 2010 [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] nominee for [[Governor of South Carolina|Governor]].<ref name="herald">[http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/11/09/5389560/former-gop-democratic-gubernatorial.html ''Herald Online'' "Former GOP, Democratic gubernatorial candidates seek to create third party in S.C.," Accessed February 3, 2014]</ref> The party obtained 16,000 signatures of registered, more than the 10,000 signature requirement, over the course of a year.<ref name="WIS" /> "If you are looking for a champion for a single issue, we are not your party," Rex said. The party promised to nominate more "moderate" candidates for [[South Carolina|South Carolina's]] congressional seats. Its platform included support for term limits and more government transparency.<ref name="herald" />
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In January 2014, [[South Carolina]] certified the 11th political party in the state, the American Party of South Carolina.<ref name="WIS">[http://www.wistv.com/story/24603501/american-party-brainchild-of-former-gubernatorial-candidates-officially-certified ''WISTV.com'', "American Party, brainchild of former gubernatorial candidates, officially certified," Accessed February 3, 2014]</ref> The party is led by Oscar Lovelace, a [[Republican Party|Republican]] candidate for [[Governor of South Carolina|Governor]] in 2006, and [[Jim Rex]], a former [[Superintendent|state education superintendent]] and the 2010 [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] nominee for [[Governor of South Carolina|Governor]].<ref name="herald">[http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/11/09/5389560/former-gop-democratic-gubernatorial.html ''Herald Online'', "Former GOP, Democratic gubernatorial candidates seek to create third party in S.C.," Accessed February 3, 2014]</ref> The party obtained 16,000 signatures of registered, more than the 10,000 signature requirement, over the course of a year.<ref name="WIS" /> "If you are looking for a champion for a single issue, we are not your party," Rex said. The party promised to nominate more "moderate" candidates for [[South Carolina|South Carolina's]] congressional seats. Its platform included support for term limits and more government transparency.<ref name="herald" />
 
==Events==
 
==Events==
 
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===2014===
 
===2014===
 
::''See also: [[United States Senate elections in South Carolina, 2014]]
 
::''See also: [[United States Senate elections in South Carolina, 2014]]
In March 2014, Jill Bossi filed the necessary paperwork for seeking the nomination of the American Party in the 2014 [[United States Senate elections in South Carolina, 2014|U.S. Senate race]]. "The politicians in Washington haven’t passed a budget for our country in over six years, and they haven’t provided a balanced budget since 2001,” she said in the statement that announced her candidacy. "This is not the way to run a business or a family, let alone a country. Something has to change."<ref>[http://www.heraldonline.com/2014/03/24/5801782/tega-cay-exec-running-for-us-senate.html?sp=/100/104/#storylink=cpy ''Herald Online'' "Tega Cay exec running for U.S. Senate," March 24, 2014]</ref>
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In March 2014, Jill Bossi filed the necessary paperwork for seeking the nomination of the American Party in the 2014 [[United States Senate elections in South Carolina, 2014|U.S. Senate race]]. "The politicians in Washington haven’t passed a budget for our country in over six years, and they haven’t provided a balanced budget since 2001,” she said in the statement that announced her candidacy. "This is not the way to run a business or a family, let alone a country. Something has to change."<ref>[http://www.heraldonline.com/2014/03/24/5801782/tega-cay-exec-running-for-us-senate.html?sp=/100/104/#storylink=cpy ''Herald Online'', "Tega Cay exec running for U.S. Senate," March 24, 2014]</ref>
  
 
In February 2014 it was reported that the American Party of South Carolina had more college students within its student group than the College Democrats and College Republicans at Winthrop University.<ref>[http://www.southcarolinaradionetwork.com/2014/02/10/organizer-new-party-outnumbers-democrats-republicans-at-winthrop/ ''South Carolina Radio Network'', "Organizer: New party outnumbers Democrats, Republicans at Winthrop," February 10, 2014]</ref>
 
In February 2014 it was reported that the American Party of South Carolina had more college students within its student group than the College Democrats and College Republicans at Winthrop University.<ref>[http://www.southcarolinaradionetwork.com/2014/02/10/organizer-new-party-outnumbers-democrats-republicans-at-winthrop/ ''South Carolina Radio Network'', "Organizer: New party outnumbers Democrats, Republicans at Winthrop," February 10, 2014]</ref>

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The American Party of South Carolina is a political party that received official certification in January 2014.

In January 2014, South Carolina certified the 11th political party in the state, the American Party of South Carolina.[1] The party is led by Oscar Lovelace, a Republican candidate for Governor in 2006, and Jim Rex, a former state education superintendent and the 2010 Democratic nominee for Governor.[2] The party obtained 16,000 signatures of registered, more than the 10,000 signature requirement, over the course of a year.[1] "If you are looking for a champion for a single issue, we are not your party," Rex said. The party promised to nominate more "moderate" candidates for South Carolina's congressional seats. Its platform included support for term limits and more government transparency.[2]

Events

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2014

See also: United States Senate elections in South Carolina, 2014

In March 2014, Jill Bossi filed the necessary paperwork for seeking the nomination of the American Party in the 2014 U.S. Senate race. "The politicians in Washington haven’t passed a budget for our country in over six years, and they haven’t provided a balanced budget since 2001,” she said in the statement that announced her candidacy. "This is not the way to run a business or a family, let alone a country. Something has to change."[3]

In February 2014 it was reported that the American Party of South Carolina had more college students within its student group than the College Democrats and College Republicans at Winthrop University.[4]

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