Thanks to redistricting, myriad uncontested races and ballot adjustments, area voters will need a program to assist with this week’s election process. Republican and Democratic primaries on June 12 are expected to happen on schedule despite past court rulings and political infighting. Whether you’ll cast your vote depends largely on where you live and in which party primary you participate.
Democratic Party primaries will be held in Bamberg, Calhoun and Orangeburg counties, with Republican primaries relegated only to Calhoun and Orangeburg. With few contested countywide races, only Orangeburg County will have all voting precincts open Tuesday. Beyond the county races, 2nd District Congressman Joe Wilson will face challenger Phil Black in the Republican primary. Sixth District Congressman James Clyburn will not be on the ballot as he is not facing opposition
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