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Probe of ex-Rep. Broun expands to Rep. Hice

...2014 campaign for Broun's House seat - which could involve improper use of taxpayer funds or violate Federal Election Commission regulations.In interviews or statements to the AJC, Broun and Hice strongly denied any improper conduct in their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-09/probe-ex-rep-broun-exp
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
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
SC elections bill awaits vote in Senate

...model for county election boards and give the State Election Commission oversight over them.That new authority could...provision that gives more authority to the State Election Commission. The compromise as passed Thursday further specifies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-23/sc-elections-bill-awaits-vote
SC Senate passes bill allowing legal bridge games

...County, says that a 2008 law on combined county election commissions and boards of voter registration is unconstitutional...elections this year," Martin said. "The State Election Commission cannot run elections without a local election and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/sc-senate-passes-bill-allowin
Two strange concepts

...effort to control political contributions.In 2010, the John Roberts court decided in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations have rights under the Constitution to freedom of speech to contribute unlimited amounts of money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-05/two-strange-concepts