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South Carolina is anybody's guess Martha and -- -- 4 o'clock with a big.
Show tomorrow afternoon that would take into prime time into the evening in South Carolina as it both the economy it's going to be an issue.
How big of an issue on our map here economic landscape the deeper the -- -- more trouble -- if you're Green you're doing okay.
How was South Carolina doing at the moment.
Unemployment rate statewide.
Nine point 9% that's an absolute stunner.
-- well above the national average look to see the economy the issue of jobs again.
I'd be a big deal for south Carolinians when they vote result wise what can we learn from four years ago.
On our map here in South Carolina one of the things it's kinda gets lost in this -- Analysis from four years ago.
McCain beat Huckabee by three points but look at Fred Thompson.
Fred Thompson no one talks about -- 16% of the vote.
He he picked up almost 70000.
Votes and finished in third place Huckabee would argue that Thompson's -- lot of votes away from him.
How do you break down the state essentially three different regions evangelicals here in the north.
Huckabee did very well up here but so too did Fred Thompson taken away.
Some of Huckabee strength.
Fiscal conservatives here in the center part of the state with a capital is.
And down here along the coastline you have veterans you have transplant from the northeast but more moderate Republicans moderate conservatives down.
Along those coastal counties Charleston County is a place where John McCain.
I did very well he easily won this county 44% of the vote.
Defeating Romney and Huckabee and Thompson 151000 votes -- a lot of votes to be mine.
Down in that area the other part of the statement I think is very critical is that northern part of the state they call it upstate here in Greenville county look what Huckabee did here.
So many votes to be -- here 161000.
Votes for Huckabee about 151000 for McCain and Thompson.
So that's some of the things that will be watching.
As we go throughout the day tomorrow when to bring Chad Connelly south Carolina Republican chairman Chad good morning to you.
Thank you for your Time -- bill so many events of Thursday airplane out today Perry drops out.
Gingrich gets slammed by his ex wife yet the debate night last night how to of these events work into tomorrow's vote -- -- yet.
Well bill great to be -- and others -- question we're here we are again in the South Carolina primary it seems like.
The rough and tumble world of politics is so prevalent here and you see the dynamics changing.
I've been -- and for the last ten days it's -- New Hampshire primary.
Don't listen to the national narrative this is a wide open -- anything can happen a had a hunch that somebody would drop out early.
I didn't know I really who would -- and specifically are who they might endorse.
But -- we're seeing it play out and -- right now the interesting thing to watch.
You pointed out the up state.
Watch those votes -- Spartanburg those two counties make up almost 17%.
Of the Republican primary vote and also watch that first district along the coast.
And the third district where a lot of Republican votes talk.
It'll tell the tale is that -- Big Ben.
Along the coast well all the -- Charleston Emeril made that first district where Tim Scott represents right now will this like you -- -- a lot of retirees -- -- a lot of transplants they are.
An -- those numbers are interesting to watch along with the -- okay how would you rate the level of enthusiasm for the current field in your state.
I think it's -- bill I mean I've been a little bit of everybody's.
Events in the past ten days and kind of just stayed in the back of the room there have been hundreds of people coming out and -- -- -- -- -- you know we -- -- candidates crisscrossing the state.
And six at first so there were a lot of events in a lot of little trails.
And we had some chances to see just hundreds of people come out at -- big venues and packed rooms all across the state of South Carolina.
It's been high on the enthusiasm level.
Who do you believe has spoken to.
The number one issue in South Carolina today.
And what we will -- and it illustrates it and so they're all talking about jobs and economy like you mentioned before they -- the Obama administration's done some things here that are just government intervention at its highest level.
To think that the NLRB would intervene in the borrowing situation and try to stop south Carolinians from -- of jobs.
The voter ID law all the immigration law so we're not just see in the spending in the deficits in the obamacare the hurt jobs and economy.
We're seeing real just overt government intervention in our state like we really don't have before.
Well you also have many would argue the advent of Tea Party.
That that many would argue came out was born out of south Carolina's.
Congressional -- so that's something we have to keep an iron into chants of thank you for your time -- so we'll see how it goes to -- -- runs via.
The reportedly -- down there at South Carolina he was well.
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