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Election Day to decide many area races, hotly contested issues

...polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; precinct locations can be found by calling (866) OUR-VOTE or visiting the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page or the South Carolina State Election Commission Precinct Finder site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-03/election-day-d
Independent ends run for South Carolina governor endorses Vincent Sheheen

...thought to be South Carolina's first-ever petition candidate on the ballot for governor. He's the first since at least 1950, before state laws governing the petition process were enacted, according to the state Election Commission.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-28/independent-en
South Carolina Election Commission says former speaker Harrell's name to remain on ballot

...in four decades.The state Election Commission said Monday the contest will...second-most votes, said Election Commission spokesman Chris Whitmire...affidavit necessary for the Election Commission to reconsider postponing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-27/south-carolina
GOP seeks delay on Harrell seat election

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The state Election Commission will meet Thursday to consider a request by Republicans to delay the election for former Speaker Bobby Harrell's Charleston-area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-29/gop-seek-delay
South Carolina to weigh special election for Bobby Harrell's seat

...not held in almost 40 years.The South Carolina Election Commission meets today to consider whether to order a special...being sought."But in a memorandum filed with the Election Commission on Wednesday, Tinkler's attorney, William Wilkins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-29/south-carolina-weigh-spe
State Supreme Court orders election for Harrell's seat to continue Tuesday pending review

...uphold the rule of law," said Conor Hurley with the state Democratic Party.The order came hours after the State Election Commission issued its written order on Thursday's vote.Commissioners voted 5-0 to order a special GOP primary for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-31/state-supreme-
SC voter turnout lowest in 40 years

COLUMBIA - The State Election Commission says voter turnout for Tuesday's election was the lowest in at least 40 years. About 44 percent of South Carolina's registered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-06/sc-voter-turnout-lowest-40-year
Barrow eases into fall campaign

...he's more interested in Washington than in Georgia.The campaign-expense reports on file with the Federal Elections Commission show expenditures for out-of-state consultants and vendors and practically no Georgia staff or even office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-05/barrow-eases-f
Behind closed doors

...including millions from super PACs.This is the same president who warned that this year's McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission ruling ? which struck down limits on individual, aggregate campaign contributions ? "means ordinary Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-29/behind-closed-doors
Officials say voter ID law working well in SC

...A spokesman for the state Election Commission says the lack of problems...that way, according to the Election Commission.State Rep. Alan Clemmons...reasonable impediment" clause and Election Commission director Marci Andino's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-05/officials-say-voter-id-law-wo