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Aiken County a popular stop for Republican candidates before South Carolina's early primary

...Carolina's primary has not been confirmed, although Feb. 20 has been suggested. Political parties must give the State Election Commission 90 days' notice.The winner of the state's primary has won the presidential nomination in six of seven contested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-18/aiken-county-popular-stop-repub
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
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
Nontraditional independent republican candidate Tom Ervin looks to shake up South Carolina's gubernatorial race

...first since at least 1950, before state laws governing the petition process were enacted, according to the state Election Commission.The Greenville attorney and radio station owner entered the gubernatorial race this year as Haley's primary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-06/nontraditional
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