South Carolina: In a first, voter registration deadline extended 10 days after Florence flooding | Post and Courier

South Carolina voters will have an extra 10 days to register to vote after a judge agreed Tuesday to an extension in the wake of massive flooding from Hurricane Florence. This is believed to be the first time South Carolina has ever extended state voter registration deadlines, State Election Commission Director Marci Andino said. The state has extended voting hours at some precincts after machine glitches or long lines. Giving South Carolinians more time to sign up for the Nov. 6 election was backed by the Election Commission, S.C. Democratic and Republican Party leaders as well as Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and his challenger, Democrat James Smith.

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