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Election Commission announces Saturday absentee voting

Columbia, SC (WOLO) —- According to the South Carolina State Election Commission the number of absentee ballots issued and returned for the Midterm election is up from 2014. Chris Whitmire, the Director of Public Information and Training says the 2014 Midterm election set a record with around 157 thousand ballots turned in. Statewide, South Carolinians have already surpassed that. The…

Candidate Filing Begins for Races Across South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People who want to run for office in South Carolina can begin to file their paperwork. The State Election Commission and county commissions will begin accepting paperwork to run in the June primaries and November general election at noon Wednesday. Filing runs until noon on March 30. Every state House and state Senate seat is up…