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Election may see higher than usual turnout

If the absentee voting activity in South Carolina and in Kershaw County are any indication at all, today's mid-term election might see significantly higher than usual turnout numbers.

November 06, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Politics


Election Information

Election Day 2018 is Tuesday, and if absentee voting is any indication, Kershaw County may well have a larger than usual turnout.

November 02, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Politics


Wednesday is final voter registration deadline

Wednesday, Oct. 17 is the final deadline for South Carolina citizens to register to vote in the Nov. 2018 General Election.

October 12, 2018 | | Politics


Voter registration period extended

South Carolina citizens now have more time to register to vote ahead of the 2018 General Election after the court today ordered the voter registration deadline extended to Oct. 17.

October 09, 2018 | | Politics


Meadors goes over the top with petition signatures

13,461.

July 20, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Boan wins Republican sheriff nomination

Lee Boan won the Republican nomination for Kershaw County Sheriff on Tuesday and will go on to face Democratic contender Anthony Bell in November. The winner of the General Election will replace retiring Sheriff Jim Matthews.

June 29, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Primary run-offs today

Kershaw County Republican party voters get another chance to make decisions on candidates for various state and local offices during today's run-off election.

June 26, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Politics


Boan, Rushing head to June 26 runoff for sheriff nomination

Two Republican candidates for Kershaw County Sheriff -- Lee Boan and Jack Rushing -- will face each other in a June 26 runoff after neither man garnered more than 50 percent of the vote in Tuesday's primary.

June 15, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today

Polls open this morning at 7 a.m. so Kershaw County voters can cast ballots in primary elections and in an election for one seat on the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. Polls will remain open until 7 p.m.

June 12, 2018 | | Politics


Candidates for primaries, school board elections

Kershaw County voters go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in primary elections and in elections for four seats on the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees.

June 08, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Politics


Meadors enters 5th Circuit solicitor’s race

In a recent press release, former 5th Circuit Deputy Solicitor John Meadors announced he has initiated a petition campaign to gain a spot on the General Election ballot in November in the 5th Circuit Solicitor's race.

May 25, 2018 | | Politics


Primary, school board elections are June 12

Kershaw County voters will have a number of decisions to make with primary elections and a regular election for the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees coming up on June 12.

May 25, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Politics


Sheriff’s candidates answer questions at student-led forum

All five candidates vying to be the next sheriff of Kershaw County answered prepared questions from students at a forum held in Camden High School's (CHS) auditorium Monday night. Democrat Anthony Bell and Republicans Lee Boan, Donald Branham, Jack Rushing and Eric Tisdale all appeared at the forum, organized by CHS student Ryan Dabbs and other students from CHS, Lugoff-Elgin and North Central high schools.

May 11, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Feature Photo: Legislator of the Year

The South Carolina African American Heritage Commission recently presented its inaugural "Preserving our Places in History Legislator of the Year" award to Sen. Vincent Sheheen (left). Sheheen was instrumental in securing funding in fiscal year 2016-17 for the Commission's heritage tourism project, which culminated in the development of the Green Book of South Carolina, the state's first online travel guide to African American historic places in South Carolina. The Green Book lists more than 300 sites associated with African American history including markers, districts, churches, schools, historic sites, cemeteries, museums and cultural attractions. Presenting the award were Jannie ...

April 06, 2018 | | Politics


Candidates off and running

The following is a list of local candidates for upcoming elections who have filed to run on the ballot in the Republican and Democratic primaries to be held June 12.

April 06, 2018 | | Politics


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There’s a new sheriff in town

Lee Boan, currently serving as the Camden Police Department's (CPD) captain of operations, will be Kershaw County's new sheriff come January 2019.

November 09, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Kershaw County votes in major turnout for midterms

Voters in Kershaw County started early and started strong Tuesday morning for Election Day 2018. At many precincts, poll workers saw record or near-record turnout ...

November 09, 2018 | By Martin L. Cahn and Jim Tatum C-I editorial staff | Politics


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