Gov. Henry McMaster punted all four members of the Richland County Elections Board on Thursday after 1,040 votes were not counted last fall, the county's fourth major elections blunder in eight years.
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Shain runs The Post and Courier's team based in South Carolina's capital city. He was editor of Free Times and has been a reporter and editor for newspapers in Charlotte, Columbia and Myrtle Beach.
Dominion Energy filed plans with the state utility regulators to start a four-week advertising campaign next week explaining why SCE&G's 700,000 customers are not getting $1,000 checks from its purchase of S.C. Electric & Gas' parent company.
The Richland County Elections Board's first meeting since learning about 1,040 uncounted votes that led to the resignation of its director was 45 minutes of chaos that included several shouting matches.
After being told he had lost the confidence of his board in the wake of not counting 1,040 votes last fall, the Richland County elections director announced his resignation effective immediately.
In her first visit to South Carolina since announcing her presidential exploratory committee, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York made sure to meet with some of South Carolina's top Democrats and aimed some of her stops at African-American voters.
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The S.C. Legislative Black Caucus strong stands over Dominion Energy's promise of checks for customers and the outcome of judicial elections strengthened the voice of the 45-member caucus. As one member said, "I hate that we have to talk about race, but, with what's happened, you must speak out."