Wednesday, November 7, 2012
With the incumbent out, it was two new faces in Richland County Council 7.
Democrat Torrey Rush beat newcomer Celestine Parker in the Richland County Council District 7 election. Read more about Torrey Rush and Celestine Parker in the Election Guide on Patch. The vote was 11,341 to 2,860 with 122 of 124 precincts reporting.
Friday, September 21, 2012
The two newcomers will fight to represent the northeast part of Richland County.
Celestine Parker and Torrey Rush will be battling the ballots to win the Richland County Council seat 7. Torrey Rush, Democrat, defeated Gwen Kennedy in the July primary. Celestine Parker is active in the Richland GOP. Patch asks: Who will you be voting for?
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Rush will be running against Celestine Parker.
Name : Torrey Rush Age : 34 Place of residence : Columbia, SC Attended college : Yes College : Liberty University Degree : B.S. Year of graduation : May-00 Job titles held : NA Employers : NA Party affiliation : Democrat Running for a: Local office Running for position: Richland County Council Chamber/district: District 7 Incumbent: No First elected: 12 June 2012 Previous elective offices : N/A Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : N/A Address Name : R J Title : Shealy Website : www.rushforcouncil.org
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
A newcomer will vie for District 7 Council seat in November, while the incumbent prevails in the House District 77 race.
Democratic incumbent S.C. Rep. Joe McEachern cruised past his upstart rival, Chris Sullivan, to retain his District 77 House seat Tuesday night. Meanwhile, fellow real estate broker and friend, political newcomer Torrey Rush, took down Richland County Council member Gwen Kennedy in District 7. "I'm so proud of him," McEachern said of Rush. "He's a young man that's concerned about the community. I can't tell you, I'm just so proud of him." Based on unofficial results, McEachern bested the 21-year-old Sullivan with more than 76 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, Rush garnered 874 votes, versus Kennedy's 597. Rush will now face Republican challenger Celestine W. Parker in November. McEachern has no general election opposition and is virtually …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The political newcomer will face-off against incumbent Gwendolyn Davis Kennedy at the polls on June 12.
When voters in District 7 head to the polls on Tuesday, they'll have a choice in the Democratic primary between incumbent Gwendolyn Davis Kennedy and challenger Torrey Rush. The district covers northern Richland County, including Spring Valley. The winner faces Republican Celestine Parker in November. Name: Torrey Rush Age: 34 Occupation: Commercial Real Estate Current Prior experience (political/civil/etc): 7 years on County Board of Zoning Appeals Family: Wife, Darci Strickland Rush, and 3 girls -- Logan Rush 7, and twins Layla and Lauren Rush, 5 Education: B.S. Liberty University Campaign website: www.rushforcouncil.org Why are you seeking this office? Finding innovative new ways to improve county infrastructure; Working to …