Tag: SC Election Commission

  • RELEASE – Witness Signature Required for Mail-In Absentee Ballots In South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 6, 2020) – South Carolinians voting absentee by mail must now have their signatures on ballot return envelopes witnessed after the United States Supreme Court late yesterday reinstated the requirement.   Under the court’s order, ballots already received by county officials and those received through October 7 will be counted regardless of whether the […]

  • RELEASE – South Carolina Announces New Paper-based Voting System

    The state of South Carolina today announced the award of a contract for a new statewide voting system. After a lengthy evaluation of numerous proposals, an evaluation panel unanimously selected the Election Systems and Software (ES&S) ExpressVote voting system. The new paper-based system will replace the state’s aging paperless system that has been in place […]