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March 2, 2005

January 2005 Douan Appeal and Decision

The following documents pertain to the appeal and decision regarding W. J. Douan in the special Charleston County Council, District 7 election conducted on January 11, 2005. […]

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November 24, 2004

2004 General Election Protests & Appeals Hearings

The South Carolina State Election Commission has set the 2004 General Election Protest and Appeal Schedule. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed to view these documents. 2004 General Election […]

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November 17, 2004

2004 General Election Turnout

Some statistics about the 2004 General Election: Registered for 2004 general election: 2,315,462 Registered that voted: 1,167,730 (estimated) Registered voters that voted: 70%

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November 12, 2004

Phil Leventis Declared Winner In Senate District 35

Columbia, SC: The State Election Commission has declared Phil Leventis(D) the winner in Senate District 35 after a recount was conducted this morning. Senate District 35 incorporates […]

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November 11, 2004

State Election Commission Orders Recount For Senate District 35

Columbia, SC: State Election Commissioners met at 10:00am today to certify the November 2, 2004, General Election results for all federal, statewide and multi-county offices. The Commission […]

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November 3, 2004

Nov. 3 Afternoon Update On Election Process In

Columbia, SC – South Carolina voter turnout was approximately 10 percent higher yesterday than in the 2000 presidential election cycle. The high turnout created long lines at […]

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November 2, 2004

S.C. Election Commission Announces All Polling Locations Are Open

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) – All polling precincts across the state are open for voting. This includes the 15 counties using electronic touch screen voting machines for the first […]

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Mid-Day Update On Election Process In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The election process in South Carolina is proceeding smoothly, and a record turnout is expected. “Across the state, the voting process is running smoothly” […]

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Late Afternoon Update On Election Process In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s election process continues to proceed smoothly as the state experiences record voter turnout. “The turnout has been very strong,” said Marci Andino, […]

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November 1, 2004

Voters Receive Incorrect Polling Place Information

In an effort to increase voter turnout, some voters may have received incorrect information from a third party organization, Emily’s List, a national grassroots political network. The […]

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