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Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to participate this year with the elections approaching in November.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to participate this year with the elections approaching in November.

Early votes cast for SC’s primaries; record heat expected

By Jeffrey Collins (AP)

If Tuesday’s primaries in South Carolina end up having typical turnout, about 1 in 6 ballots have already been cast during the state’s first early voting period. Shortening lines at the polls could be especially helpful for officials on Election Day, when the temperature is expected to soar to 100 degrees Fahrenheit or above across much of the state, with the humidity making it feel as hot as 112 degrees.