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South Carolina to weigh special election for Bobby Harrell's seat

...virtually assuring them of a Charleston-area House seat they have not held in almost 40 years.The South Carolina Election Commission meets today to consider whether to order a special election for the seat vacated when Harrell submitted...
South Carolina Election Commission says former speaker Harrell's name to remain on ballot

The state Election Commission said the contest will go forward with former South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell's name on the ballot, though he could not be the winner.
S.C. Election Commission turns down protests of Sen. Pinckney, Rep. Vick elections

The South Carolina Election Commission turned aside protests Tuesday over Democratic State Rep. Ted Vick's re-election in Chesterfield County and Democratic Sen. Clementa Pinckney's re-election in the Lowcountry.
GOP, Democrats say S.C. elections were a mess

...harvest was finished by November and farmers could head to their polling places for hours of chatting, South Carolina Election Commission spokesman Chris Whitmire said."We still conduct elections in South Carolina the way we did in horse-and-buggy...
SC registers fewer new voters before election

...this year. That compares with about 187,000 registered during 2008 prior to the election deadline.The South Carolina Election Commission reports about 17,000 people registered when an online system was offered between last Tuesday and last...
SC Election Commission: No evidence dead people voted

COLUMBIA - A South Carolina Election Commission review of allegations that fraudulent votes were cast using the names of dead people found no evidence that any such ballots were...
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Candidate can't be on June ballotCOLUMBIA - The South Carolina Election Commission told the state Republican Party on Thursday that it effectively can't put a challenger to Gov. Nikki Haley's chief legislative...
Across South Carolina

...set for Democratic challengers vying to take on Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham in November, the South Carolina Election Commission said Friday. The commission certified the results of Tuesday's primaries, setting in motion plans to...
Funds aren't limited in election dispute campaign for those candidates. They could accept $3,500 in donations from anyone, including those who previously gave to their Nov. 7 and primary campaigns. Source: South Carolina Election Commission, South Carolina Ethics Commission
Close votes lead to paper trail demands

...provide paper records for voters to review as they cast their ballots, according to South Carolina Election Commission chairman Butch Bowers said the state's electronic machines comply with the requirements of the federal...