Coming Sunday: A primary primer


Polls will open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., as voters across the Lowcountry help political parties choose their nominees for the vacant 1st Congressional District seat.

The primaries cap a hectic three months of campaigning since former U.S. Rep. Tim Scott was tapped to fill the next two years of Jim DeMint Senate term.

There’s certainly potential for confusion: The state’s congressional lines are still new and complicated, and these primaries will be South Carolina’s first major election since its Voter ID law took effect.


Read more in tomorrow’s Post and Courier.

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