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5:10 am on Tuesday June 12, 2012

2012 South Carolina Primary Election (Update: We endorse...)

TheDigitelMYR Update June 12th: Newspapers and media outlets have made it a tradition to endorse a favorite candidate in every election and we have opted out of that until now. In the recent special election to fill the seat left vacant by Thad...
2:29 am on Tuesday February 8, 2011

Poll supports S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley, but jury's still out

Image by Flickr user matildaben Yes, it's very, very early in new S.C. Governor Nikki Haley's four year term, but so far, so good, with 12% more people supporting her than disapproving.   That said, though 36% support her, 40% have yet to make up...
12:19 pm on Wednesday December 10, 2008

Public support for early voting is growing

At a meeting held by the S.C. Progressive Network on Tuesday in North Charleston, it wasn't hard to find folks of any race or either party pushing for early voting in South Carolina. The Post and Courier has the story on that meeting. Read more...
5:30 am on Wednesday November 5, 2008

Charleston's polls crawl, but its citizens are resolved to vote

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelImage by 20081104election.jpg The lines remain long at most of the polls in the metro Charleston area. Some have waited 4 hours, while others have had virtually no wait. It's the 11th hour if you were planning on going...
7:08 am on Tuesday November 4, 2008

Charleston County updates polling place changes

Charleston County has confirmed poll movings -- there's been some confusion as some polling places had been closed with little direction on where to go. PRECINCT OLD NEW Charleston 1 Hazel Parker Playground Moultrie Playground Charleston 1 Hazel...
6:44 am on Tuesday November 4, 2008

Initial murmurs of poll problems

Nothing concrete yet, but I'm starting to see more and more chatter about possible polling place problems. Read more stories on this subject in our election topic page.Here's a roundup of reports of problems from Twitter -- note that I haven't...
3:05 pm on Monday November 3, 2008

Local GOP plans to counter Dem's effort to ease wait

Charleston County Republican Chairwoman Lin Bennett has distributed an e-mail planning to counter Democrat efforts to ease the wait in line. Local blogger Dan reports on it. Here's part of the e-mail: You all may have read in the paper that the...
5:51 am on Friday July 25, 2008

Gas prices. Looting.

Image by flickr user GISuser.comImage by 20080725katrina.jpg A satellite view, courtesy of NOAA, shows Hurricane Katrina on August 28, 2005, as a Category 5 storm. A recent poll asked people around the Southeast who live near the coast why they...
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