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June 1, 2023

Cyber Navigator Boot Camp Big Success

South Carolina Cybersecurity Efforts Shine Charlottesville, Virginia, May 25th: Matt Norris, the Cybersecurity Analyst for South Carolina’s Election Commission was a key speaker at the 2023 Cyber […]

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May 23, 2023

South Carolina Recognized for Excellence in Election Administration

Two of 24 Programs Honored by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission for Innovation, Sustainability, Replicability COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 23, 2022) – Today, the S.C. State Election Commission (SEC) […]

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March 3, 2023

South Carolina State Election Commission’s Executive Director Receives Confirmation

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 3, 2023) — South Carolina State Election Commission (“SEC”) Executive Director, Howard Knapp, has been confirmed by the South Carolina Senate. On March 2, […]

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November 17, 2022

SEC Certifies Successful 2022 General Election

COLUMBIA, S.C. (November 17, 2022) – The South Carolina State Election Commission met today and certified the results of the 2022 General Election.  The election ran smoothly, […]

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November 3, 2022

South Carolinians Vote Early in Record Numbers

COLUMBIA, SC (November 3, 2022) – The record for most voters voting early in one day was broken again with almost 50,000 ballots cast at early voting […]

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October 24, 2022

40,000 South Carolinians Vote Early on First Day

COLUMBIA, SC (October 24, 2022) – As of late this afternoon approximately 40,000 people had already voted early, nearly doubling the previous one-day record for early voting set […]

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October 20, 2022

Vote Early in the 2022 General Election

COLUMBIA, SC (October 20, 2022) – The State Election Commission is reminding voters that they don’t need to wait until November to vote in the upcoming Statewide […]

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October 6, 2022

Time Running Out to Get Registered for Statewide General Election

Don’t wait, make sure you are registered today. COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 6, 2022) – The deadline to register to vote in the 2022 Statewide General Election is this […]

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September 20, 2022

September 20 is National Voter Registration Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 20, 2022) – Today is National Voter Registration Day and the State Election Commission is asking all voters in South Carolina to celebrate by […]

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September 1, 2022

National Voter Registration Month

COLUMBIA, SC (September 1, 2022) – September is National Voter Registration Month and the South Carolina State Election Commission, along with election officials across the country, are encouraging […]

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