Jerry Stewart — questionnaire
Island Packet; June 7, 2012
S.C. House District 120
Name: Gerald “Jerry” Stewart
Political party: Republican
Stewart is my pick for House District 120 seat
Bluffton Today; June 3, 2012
STEWART IS MY PICK FOR HOUSE DISTRICT 120 SEAT
I strongly support Jerry Stewart for House District 120 in the GOP primary on June 12.
Having worked with Jerry, a Beaufort County Council member, on a major project, I found him extremely intelligent with an inquiring mind which could get to the important points without worrying about political ramifications. Read More.
District 120 candidates discuss issues
Bluffton Today; June 2, 2012
Weston Newton, Jerry Stewart and Laura Sterling are running for the District 120 seat in the S.C. House of Representatives. They were given the opportunity to answer questions about issues important to constituents in the Lowcountry. Here are their answers: Read more.
Support Jerry Stewart for new House District 120 seat
Bluffton Today; May 30, 2012
SUPPORT JERRY STEWART FOR NEW HOUSE DISTRICT 120 SEAT
A new district for the SC House of Representatives has been created by the recent census. If you live in district 120, it is essential for you to acquaint yourself with the candidates for this new voice in the legislature. No Democratic candidate has come forward, so there is no Democratic primary. However three Republican candidates are competing in the June 12 Primary. There is still time for someone to declare as an independent candidate, but it is likely that the winner June 12 will be your representative. Read More.
We support Jerry Stewart in his race for new District 120
Bluffton Today; May 23, 2012
Letter to the Editor
WE SUPPORT JERRY STEWART IN HIS RACE FOR NEW DISTRICT 120 SEAT
According to the recent census, South Carolina shows continued population growth in the Lowcountry. As a result, a newly created voting district was formed: SC-120. This district includes sections of Beaufort and Jasper Counties containing about 14,000 residents. Read More.
Three vie for District 120
Bluffton Today; March 21, 2012
Beaufort County Councilman Jerry Stewart has joined what looks like a three-way Republican race for S.C. House District 120. “This new district means that Beaufort and Jasper counties will have an additional voice in Columbia,” Stewart said in a statement after filing Monday.
“Beaufort and Jasper counties have significant areas of common interest. As chair of the Beaufort County Governmental Committee, I have come to understand the issues and to appreciate the excellent relationship which exists between our two counties in such areas as public safety (like the fire departments and EMS), legislative affairs and economic growth. I have worked hard to build bridges in these areas,” Stewart said. Read more.
Talking Trash in Columbia
Bluffton Today; March 13, 2012
It’s nice to be able to throw things away and trust that we won’t have to see them again. Our trash gets to be someone else’s problem. And that’s how we like it. Well, state legislation pending in the S.C. General Assembly could jeopardize Beaufort County’s ability to ship its solid waste to Jasper County’s Hickory Hill site. Read more.
Tax Reform Key to Financial Security
Bluffton Sun; February 14, 2012
Beaufort County Council will gather for its annual planning meeting Feb. 16-18, and budget challenges will again be front and center. In the 2012 budget, we were able to trim expenses while still preserving essential services, and without incurring significant tax increases. It will be increasingly difficult to do this over the long term unless we get to keep more of the tax revenues we generate locally. Read more.
Jerry Stewart Seeks SC House Seat
FITSNEWS.com; January 26, 2012
Beaufort County Councilman Jerry Stewart, in announcing his candidacy for a seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing newly formed State House District 120, stated the following:
“In 2013, Beaufort and Jasper Counties will get a new voice in Columbia. It should be someone who understands first-hand the needs of this district and someone who has a proven record of working effectively across county lines. I want to be that voice.” The announcement will take place at the Sun City Hilton Head Republican Club meeting, Pinckney Hall in Sun City at 7:00 p.m. Read more.
Beaufort County Councilman Announces SC House Candidacy
Island Packet; January 26, 2012
Beaufort County Councilman Jerry Stewart announced Thursday he will seek election to the county’s new seat in the S.C. House of Representatives. He will run in District 120, which was created in Okatie, Bluffton, Burton and surrounding areas last year when the legislature redrew political lines using 2010 census data. Read more.