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March 24, 2006

2006 Primary & General Elections- Important Dates for Voters

May 13  Last day to register to vote in the June 13 Primary Election.  June 13  Primary Election Day.  Polls open 7:00am-7:00pm. June 27  Primary Runoff Election Day […]

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March 16, 2006

SEC Executive Director Tells Katrina Evacuees: Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—March 16, 2006 Contact: Chris Whitmire Phone: (803) 734-9070 E-mail: cwhitmire@elections.sc.gov COLUMBIA, SC— SEC Executive Director Marci Andino today urged all New Orleans’ Hurricane Katrina evacuees, […]

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February 13, 2006

House District 64 Special Election

February 14, 2006 – Clarendon & Williamsburg OFFICIAL RESULTS     Clarendon Williamsburg Totals Candidate Name Votes Percent Votes Percent Votes Percent Cathy B. Harvin, Democratic 1475 […]

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January 11, 2006

Some 17-year-olds May Register to Vote in the 2006 Primary Election Beginning Friday, January 13th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—January 11th, 2006    Contact:  Chris Whitmire Phone:  (803) 734-9070  E-mail:  cwhitmire@elections.sc.gov   Some 17-year-olds May Register to Vote in the 2006 Primary Election Beginning Friday   […]

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January 3, 2006

House District 64 Democratic Primary

December 27, 2005 – Clarendon & Williamsburg OFFICIAL RESULTS   Clarendon Williamsburg Totals Candidate Name Votes Percent Votes Percent Votes Percent Mitch Ellerby 817 17.1% 24 18.5% […]

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December 2, 2005

State House District 31 Special Election

November 29, 2005 – Spartanburg County OFFICIAL RESULTS Candidate Votes Percent Joe Burgess, Republican 49 4.3%  Harold Mitchell, Democratic 1,080  95.7% Write-Ins 0 0%   Democratic Primary […]

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October 21, 2005

Fairgoers Pick Favorites Using State’s New Voting System

For Immediate Release:                     Contact:  Chris Whitmire October 21, 2005                             (803) 734-9070                                          (Columbia, SC) Visitors to the S.C. State Fair not only had a chance to try […]

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EAC Releases 2004 Election Day Survey Results

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) today released the 2004 Election Day Survey, the largest and most comprehensive survey on election administration ever conducted by […]

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October 14, 2005

State House District 31 Democratic Primary

October 11, 2005 – Spartanburg County OFFICIAL RESULTS Candidate Votes Percent MIKE BROWN 180 12.85 DANIEL L. GOODWIN 273 19.5 RICK L. GRAY 72 5.15 HAROLD MITCHELL […]

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October 12, 2005

State House District 24 Special Election

October 4, 2005 – Greenville County  OFFICIAL RESULTS Candidate Votes Percent BRUCE W. BANNISTER (REP) 3,232 57.71 MICHELLE R. SHAIN (DEM) 2,367 42.27 WRITE-IN. 1 0.02 Totals […]

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