• The Herald

Joe Cunningham, in Richburg Visit, Says He Has 'Best Chance' to Beat Gov. Henry McMaster

Joe Cunningham, the Democratic hopeful for South Carolina governor, didn't waste time Thursday getting to know Chester County voters.

As soon as he walked in to Richburg's country eatery, The Front Porch, he traveled around the paisley-wallpapered room, extending his hand to each voter and asking everyone's name. Gold chandeliers dangled above him. Family portraits covered some of the red wallpaper. A waitress passed around styrofoam cups filled with sweet tea as Cunningham chatted.

One woman stopped him: "You look like a governor," she said, confidently. {...}