South Carolina’s aging voting machines caused some problems voters experienced on Election Day, including some machines changing votes. Election officials are asking for $60 million to buy new equipment.
Carolyn Rogers was re-elected Tuesday to her third term as York County probate judge in her first contested general election. In 2018 election, Rogers beat Democrat Diondra Love with 62.87 percent of the vote.
US Rep. Ralph Norman won his District 5 Congress campaign against Democrat Archie Parnell by a larger vote margin than in 2017. Norman beat Parnell by 15.5 percentage points with 10 of 11 counties reporting.
The 2018 midterm election in York, Chester and Lancaster counties set a voter turnout record before votes were counted. York and Lancaster counties more than doubled the number of absentee ballots since 2014.
Ralph Norman won re-election over Democrat Archie Parnell in an election race for York, Lancaster, Chester counties and eight other South Carolina counties in the 5th District U.S. House of Representatives.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham may have seen a huge boost in popularity among S.C. Republicans after his impassioned defense of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh – and his support for President Donald Trump.
More than 3,000 more people are registered to vote in each York and Lancaster counties than there were right before the 2016 presidential election. Midterm elections typically see a smaller turnout than presidential elections, but an increase in voter registration in the county may foretell a change.
South Carolina District 5 congressional candidate Archie Parnell talked about one of his “worst moments,” admitting to hitting his wife in 1973. He also spoke about policy decisions, including broadband access.
Republican Ralph Norman has raised $1.3 million for the 5th District congressional race, according to federal filings on Thursday. His Democratic opponent had not filed his fundraising total as of Thursday evening.
Candidates Bruce Bryant and Tom Nichols waited into the night to find out who would win the Republican primary for S.C. House Dist. 48 serving Lake Wylie, Tega Cay, Fort Mill and Rock Hill, South Carolina.
South Carolina and York County attorneys argued to uphold rules allowing for impact fee charges in the Fort Mill school district on Tuesday. State and county home builder group attorneys argues the fees should be illegal.