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How national politics fueled a ‘red wave’ to keep Republicans in power in South Carolina

The Greenville News cites data from the State Election Commission that shows 54.8 percent of South Carolina voters cast ballots in the midterm elections. And the turnout was even greater in Greenville County at 57 percent. Furman University Politics and International Affairs Professor Danielle Vinson was quoted in an article about the results, saying voters’ strong sentiments […]

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Commutes for Greenville residents growing longer

If it feels as though commute time is getting longer in Greenville, it really is. According to 2017 Census Bureau data, Greenvillians are spending about four minutes more getting to and from work than they did the year before. Furman Assistant Professor of Sociology Amy Jonason helps explain why in an article appearing in the […]