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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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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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