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Christie South Carolina Visits

rationale, methodology and limitations  | this page updated on Oct. 31, 2015

Through 3rd Quarter 2015

South Carolina: 6 visits, 8 days
>Gov. Chris Christie participated in Heritage America's Take Back America Forum in Greenville, SC on September 18, 2015.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited SC on July 20-21, 2015.  On July 20 he held a town hall meeting at Skillets Cafe in Hilton Head Island; spoke at the East Cooper Republican Club luncheon at Skillets Cafe in Mt. Pleasant; and held a town hall meeting at Liberty Tap Room in Mt. Pleasant.  On the morning of July 21 he spoke and took questions at Sea Captain's House restaurant in Myrtle Beach.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited SC on June 2-3, 2015.  Starting on the afternoon June 2 he is did a Richland County GOP meet and greet (which AP said "turned into an impromptu town hall") at Liberty Tap Room in Columbia; met with Gov. Haley; did a meet and greet hosted by Leighton Lord at the office of Nexsen Pruet on Main Street in Columbia; and a meet and greet hosted by Attorney General Alan Wilson at Hudson's Smokehouse in Lexington.  On the morning of June 3 he held a "Tell It Like It Is" town hall at Tommy's Country Ham House in Greenville; and did a walking tour in downtown Greenville with Greenville City Councilwoman Amy Ryberg Doyle.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited Columbia, SC on January 14, 2015; he attended the inauguration of Gov. Nikki Haley at the State House; and attended a "meet and greet" at the law offices of Nexsen Pruet (The State reports that Leighton Lord, an attorney there, is a former classmate).

2014 (2 visits, 2 days)
>Gov. Chris Christie joined Gov. Nikki Haley in Spartanburg, SC on November 2, 2014.  They attended church services at First Baptist Spartanburg (Rep. Trey Gowdy's church); and rallied at the Beacon Drive-In.

>Gov. Chris Christie visited SC on September 16, 2014 to campaign for Gov. Nikki Haley and raise money for her campaign and the SC GOP (-).  They did a retail stop at Moe's Southwest Grill in Charleston; an RGA event at the Nexsen Pruet law firm in Charleston; a Nikki Haley for Governor event at Sticky Fingers Rib House in Charleston; and a Nikki Haley for Governor/SC GOP event at the River Course Clubhouse on Kiawah Island

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