Truth vs. Myth – 2012 General Election

Truth vs. Myth – 2012 General Election

From the SC Election Commission. The following are some common myths that are circulated prior to general elections: Myth:  The new photo ID law is in effect, and if you don’t have one, you can’t vote. Truth:  The new photo ID law will NOT be in effect on November 6th.  To vote on November 6th, you must […]

Today Last Day to Register to Vote

Today Last Day to Register to Vote

You must be registered by Saturday October 6, 2012, to vote in the November 6, 2012, General Election. How to Register A citizen who wishes to register to vote may: REGISTER ONLINE  Requires S.C. Driver’s License or DMV ID If you have moved, you must first update your address with DMV Register in person at their […]

Congressman Jeff Duncan’s First Bill Passes US House

Congressman Jeff Duncan’s First Bill Passes US House

Washington, DC — South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan achieved a major legislative victory on Wednesday afternoon after one of his bills, the Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act (HR 3783), passed the full House with unanimous support. Duncan’s legislation addresses a growing concern among security experts that Iran is increasing its sphere of influence […]

Senator Lindsey Graham Awarded for Conservation Legacy

Senator Lindsey Graham Awarded for Conservation Legacy

United States Sen. Lindsey Graham was honored by a coalition of conservation groups with the 2012 Conservation Excellence Award on Monday, Sept. 17, praising him for his help with protecting thousands of acres of critical wildlife habitat during the past two decades. The resolution was presented to Graham during a ceremony held atop Sassafras Mountain, […]

Republican Women Hear from Senator Davis

Republican Women Hear from Senator Davis

On Monday, September 17th, the Republican Women of Edgefield County (RWEC) held their monthly meeting at Town Hall. Senator Tom Davis of District 46 in Beaufort was the guest speaker. Senator Davis spoke to a gathering of 30 people. His remarks addressed our nation’s dire financial predicament and presented his recommendation for how the state of South […]

September is Voter Education Month

September is Voter Education Month

Governor Nikki Haley Recognizes September as Voter Education Month;  South Carolina State Election Commission Encourages South Carolina’s 600,000 Eligible Voters to Register by Oct. 6 COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 6, 2012) – The South Carolina State Election Commission today kicked off a month-long effort to encourage South Carolinians to register to vote before Oct. 6 in order […]

Race is Almost Set For General Election, Nov. 6

Race is Almost Set For General Election, Nov. 6

Names of certified candidates were disseminated from the Voter Registration Office last week. They are candidates who had been removed from the ballot in the spring because of the registration snafu and now, through petitioning, were seeking again the offices of their choice. Four names were given: George Attaway (District 3), William Smith (District 1), […]

School Board Elections

School Board Elections

Four Seats on Edgefield Co. School Board Are Up for Re-election: File by August 15 Notice is given in the print edition of The Advertiser, page 5, that the filing is open for the Edgefield School Board elections in the general election of early November.  There are four seats up for re-election: Districts 3, 4, 6, […]