SEC Certifies 2008 General Election Results

Posted on: Wed, 11/12/2008 - 17:28 By: cwhitmire

COLUMBIA, S.C. - (November 12, 2008) - The State Election Commission met at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, as the State Board of Canvassers to certify the results of the November 4, 2008 General Election.  Official results can be found at here.   No recounts were necessary in any federal, state, or multi-county contests. 

Certification and Protest Schedules:

COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION

Date

Event

Statutes

Nov. 7

County election commission, serving as the county board of canvassers, meets to canvass and certify election results. 

7-17-20

Nov. 12, 12:00 noon

Protests of countywide and less-than-countywide offices are filed with the county board of canvassers. 

7-17-30

Nov. 17

Protest hearings heard by county board of canvassers. 

7-17-50

Nov. 24, 12:00 noon

Written transcript of protest hearing submitted to the State Board of Canvassers. 

7-17-50

Nov. 24, 12:00 noon

Deadline to file appeals with the State Board of Canvassers from decisions of the county boards.  

7-17-60


STATE ELECTION COMMISSION

Date

Event

Statues

Nov. 12, 11:00 a.m.

State Election Commission, serving as the State Board of Canvassers, meets to canvass and certify the votes for all races.

7-17-220

Nov. 17, 12:00 noon

Deadline to file protests for federal, statewide, State Senate, State House of Representatives and multi-county offices with the State Board. 

7-17-260

Nov. 24, 12:00 noon 

Deadline to file appeals with the State Board of Canvassers from decisions of the county boards.

7-17-60

Nov. 18 - Dec. 8

State Board hears appeals. 

7-17-70

Nov. 17 - Dec. 11

State Board hears protests. 

7-17-270