COLUMBIA, SC (June 8, 2010) - Reports from election officials throughout the state indicate that so far turnout throughout the state has been low to moderate. However, there are reports of moderate to heavy turnout in some counties and precincts.
Historically, primary turnout is lower than that of general elections ranging from 18% to 26% over the past 12 years. Turnout in General Elections has ranged from 45% to 76% during that same period.
Polls close at 7:00 p.m. Voters in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote. The State Election Commission will report election results and voter turnout tonight at www.scVOTES.org. Look for the 2008 Primary Results link on the front page.
As South Carolinians continue voting throughout the day, the State Election Commission would like to remind voters of the following:
1. Voters are required to show any one of three forms of identification in order to vote: voter registration card, driver's license, or a DMV-issued ID card.