Ron Cross, Doug Duncan easily win Columbia County Commission races

...and the commissioners to understand the issues and hit the ground running in January," he said.Columbia County Elections Director Nancy Gay said she was "very disappointed" with voter turnout considering the number of races. She wasn't sure...

Pardon Our Mess: Ordinance requires campaign signs be removed

...Augusta's code enforcement division mailed a letter to candidates Friday reminding them to remove signs, said Board of Elections Director Lynn Bailey. In the past two weeks, the elections office has forwarded complaints about specific signs to the...

Election moves forward without Blocker-Adams

Helen Blocker-Adams has withdrawn from the Augusta mayoral race, Augusta-Richmond County Elections Director Lynn Bailey said Monday.

Blocker-Adams still officially in Augusta mayoral race

...election, "she is a candidate like everyone else, treated like everyone else," said Travis Doss, the assistant elections director.That means if Blocker-Adams garners sufficient votes, she could win outright or head into a July runoff with...

Commission candidates report fundraising for May 20 elections

...commission seats had not filed campaign financial reports at Richmond County Board of Elections late Monday.Deputy Elections Director Travis Doss said the candidates can still meet the deadline by having their reports postmarked by Monday.

Tax commissioner vote to wait until November

...as Columbia County tax commissioner will have to wait until November, officials said Thursday.Columbia County Elections Director Nancy Gay said her understanding of the law is that it requires such an election coincide with a general election...

SC county fires elections chief after 8 months

COLUMBIA - Richland County has fired the elections director it hired eight months ago. The board voted 4-1 Monday to fire Howard Jackson from his post as director of the Richland County...

Evans, Prince runoff in House 127 race Tuesday

...161 voting early at the board of elections office in Augusta, according to elections officials.Lynn Bailey, elections director for Richmond County, said she did not expect turnout Tuesday to exceed the 13 percent of Augusta voters who cast...

More votes are uncounted in Richland County; no reason given

...election officials failed to count more than 1,100 absentee votes in city and county elections Nov. 5.County election director Howard Jackson says all the uncounted ballots came from a single machine used by absentee voters at the election...

Deadline for voting registration is Tuesday

...voter registration card, that doesn't necessarily mean you will be able to vote, said Richmond County Board of Elections Director Lynn Bailey."I've really been trying to stress that you shouldn't assume if you are registered to vote...