Bad weather and a low voter turnout didn’t dampen Carolyn Hughes’ efforts to get on the November ballot as a petition candidate.
Hughes was one of the approximately 200 candidates removed from ballots acorss the state due to recent S.C. Supreme Court rulings on candidate eligibility. Her name was struck from the Republican primary ballot for the Charleston County Council District 6 seat.
Along with family members, friends and colleagues from her real estate office, Hughes spent Tuesday collecting signatures on petitions to have her name placed on the general election ballot in November.
“The turnout was really slow,” Hughes said moments