Tag: Joe

Apr 25 2019

Cunningham Statement On Administration’s Decision To Sideline Plan To Expand Oil And Gas Drilling

By Rebecca Drago for Island Eye News In response to reports that the Trump Administration’s plans to expand offshore oil and gas drilling had been indefinitely postponed, Rep. Joe Cunningham released the following statement: “I welcome this news from Interior Secretary Bernhardt and the Trump Administration. This decision is the result of constant pressure from coastal communities, …

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Nov 29 2018

University School Of The Lowcountry Students Predict Cunningham Victory

By Sarah Vega for The Island Eye News Long before Joe Cunningham was declared the winner in a tight race to become South Carolina’s District 1 representative in Congress, University School students had tabulated data from approximately 2,000 exit polls showing that he was expected to win in Charleston County with a 2-1 margin. Third …

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Nov 03 2018

Letter To The Editor: Joe Cunningham For Congress

TO THE EDITOR: As we approach the election of our next Representative to the US Congress, it is important that the candidates understand the job for which they are applying. During her primary campaign, Ms. Arrington stated in a debate how she sees the role of our next Representative: “Our job is to support our …

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Oct 23 2018

Local Politicians Endorse Joe Cunningham

Staff Report for Island Eye News Mayors of Sullivan’s Island and Isle Of Palms joined local politicians in endorsing Joe Cunningham at Shem Creek Park this afternoon.

Sep 12 2018

Democrat Joe Cunningham Gains Local Support

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Sr. Staff Writer Joe Cunningham is on the ballot for South Carolina’s first congressional district (SC-1). He says; “We need common sense, not chaos. We have to put people over politics, and country before party.” Cunningham prefers making himself available in person, and has been busy with “Meet & …

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Jun 11 2018

Cunningham Runs Against Sanford

By Gregg Bragg for The Island Eye News Joe Cunningham is a College of Charleston graduate, an ocean engineer, and Charleston based attorney. He’s also a candidate running for South Carolina’s District 1 congressional seat. Upon recent inquiry, campaign manager Mariah Hill responded to questions on behalf of Joe Cunningham. Asked about the incumbent’s track …

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Jun 06 2018

Ask The County Council District 2 Candidates

The June 12 primary elections have significance for the Lowcountry, as we will be looking to fill seats at the national, state and county levels in this year’s election cycle. The Island Eye News posed six questions to our two candidates for County Council, District 2, which covers Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant …

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Apr 26 2018

Joe Bowers Seeks County Council Seat

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Constituent School Board Member Joe Bowers is mounting a challenger campaign in the June 12 Republican Primary for Charleston County Council District 2. No other party fielded a candidate during the March filing period for the seat, which represents Awendaw, Isle of Palms, McClellanville, Sullivan’s Island, with portions …

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Apr 16 2018

Charleston Animal Society CEO To Step Down

By Kay Hyman for The Island Eye News Charleston Animal Society’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Elmore, will bring his tenure to a close in late 2018 or early 2019, pending a national search for the organization’s next chief executive. “My goal was to lead the organization out of crisis and bring the Board’s dream of …

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Apr 02 2018

Preston Announces Candidacy For South Carolina District 112 House Seat

By Katie Preston for Island Eye News Joe Preston, an Isle of Palms husband, father, former volunteer firefighter and small business owner, has filed in the Democratic primary to represent District 112 in the State House of Representatives. A Democratic challenger has not filed for the seat for over 20 years. A campaign kick-off event …

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