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League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area Sponsors Candidate Forum for S.C. House Districts 100 and 102 and Berkeley County Council District 7

The League of Women Voters is hosting a forum with candidates running to serve Districts 100 and 102 in the South Carolina House of Representatives and District 7 on Berkeley County Council. The forum will be held on Wednesday, October 24, at 6:30 pm. The forum will take place at Heart to Heart Outreach Ministry,…

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Charleston County School Board Candidate Forum Co-Sponsored by CofC’s School of Education

By Amanda Kerr The School of Education, Health, and Human Performance at the College of Charleston, in conjunction with the Charleston Teacher Alliance, is co-sponsoring a Charleston County School Board Candidate Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Questions for the forum will be submitted from current Charleston County teachers and aspiring teachers from the College of Charleston. The purpose of the event is…

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Tom Hartnett Wants To Make ROD Office More User Friendly

By Barney Blakeney Tom Hartnett Jr. wants to be Charleston County’s next Register of Deeds. He’s seeking election to the office in the November 6 general election. Hartnett’s name is one familiar to many local residents, his father Thomas ‘Tommy’ Hartnett Sr., represented Charleston County in various elected offices from 1965 when he was elected…

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LWV of the Charleston Area Sponsors Forum for Dorchester County School District Two Board Candidates on October 23

A forum with candidates running for Dorchester County School District Two Board will be held on Tuesday, October 23, at 6:30 pm. The forum will take place at Dorchester County Adult Education Center, 1325 Boone Hill Road, Summerville, SC 29483. Forum co-sponsors with the League are: Circulo Hispanoamericano, Lowcountry Teachers Taking Action, and Trident Literacy…

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League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area Host Candidate Forums in James Island and Hanahan

The League of Women Voters of the Charleston Area will host a candidate forum for Charleston County Probate Judge and provide the public with the opportunity to meet the candidates for House District 115, Charleston County Council District 9, Charleston County Register of Deeds, James Island Public Service District and Charleston County Constituent School Board-James…

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Absentee Voting Underway for 2018 General Election

Absentee voting for the November 6, 2018 General Election is underway at county elections offices throughout the state. As of this morning, approximately 45,000 voters had applied for absentee ballots statewide. At this point in the process in 2014, the last gubernatorial election, approximately 30,000 voters had applied for absentee ballots statewide. Voters who are…

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South Carolina State Election Commission Mails to Unregistered Citizens, Urges Them to Register by October 17

Postcards are being mailed to South Carolina residents who are most likely eligible to vote but have not yet registered.  These postcards are being sent today to approximately 950,000 South Carolina residents, encouraging them to register by October 17 so they can vote in the 2018 General Election. The mailing was planned as part of South…

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