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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Chad Connelly and the SCGOP

Documents and allegations of fraud, waste and abuse come to light in battle for SCGOP Chairmanship

From Grand Strand Daily
By Paul Gable

A heated battle for the chairmanship of the South Carolina Republican Party has brought some interesting details to light as the contest enters its final days.

According to sources familiar with the details of the transaction, the SCGOP Executive Committee was asked to approve the transaction after the fact and no records of discussions of the transaction appear in SCGOP Executive Committee meeting minutes.

Last week, current SCGOP chairman Chad Connelly and the party were named defendants in a lawsuit alleging Connelly slandered Cherokee County GOP member Brian Frank in an e-mail and during a speech to upstate party members. Frank has been active in supporting Sam Harms, Connelly’s challenger in the upcoming chairman’s election at the SCGOP convention Saturday.

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