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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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October 21, 2004

A Special Message To Greenville County Voters

Columbia, SC: Greenville County voters have expressed concern regarding recent news of changes in polling places. State law requires that when a voter is moved to a […]

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September 27, 2004

SCSEC, Local Election Officials Introduce New Electronic Touch Screen Voting Machines and Voter Education Effort

For Immediate Release: September 23, 2004 Contact: Stephanie Jones at (803) 233-2452 Counties will be first in state to use touch screen electronic voting system COLUMBIA, S.C. […]

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Voters Cautioned On Giving Personal Information Over The Phone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Hannah Majewski, (803) 734-9070 Date: September 24, 2004 Columbia, SC: The State Election Commission has received information of a person(s) or organization posing […]

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August 30, 2004

Governor Proclaims September ‘Voter Registration Month’

Contact: Hannah Majewski, (803) 734-9070 Date: August 30, 2004 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Proclamation in PDF Format GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS SEPTEMBER ‘VOTER REGISTRATION MONTH’ Columbia, SC: Governor Mark Sanford […]

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