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South Carolina primary under way

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) The Republican Presidential Preference Primary Election in South Carolina is under way as many residents are heading to the polls to make their voices heard.

Polls opened Saturday morning at 7 a.m. and will remain open until 7 p.m. Those still in line at 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

Registered voters must present one of the following: a voter's registration card, driver's license, or a picture ID issued from the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Due to the fact that the election is being held on a Saturday, several precinct changes were made. The following changes will apply for this election only:

  • Coastal Carolina Precinct (Christ Community Church) will vote at Waccamaw Elementary School, 251 Claridy Road, Conway, SC 29526
  • North Conway #1 Precinct (Collins Park) will vote at Homewood Elementary School, 2711 N. Highway 701, Conway, SC 29526
  • Burgess #2 Precinct (Burgess Community Center) will vote at St. James Middle School, 9775 St. James Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

Unsure of your polling locations? Follow the link below, or contact the Horry County Voter's registration office at 843-915-5440.

Horry County Polling Locations

Voters with a physical handicap or those aged 65 and older may vote using curbside voting outside of their polling location.

To learn more about the candidates you'll see on the ballot, check out the Decision 2012 web page on

For full election coverage, tune in to WMBF News at 6 and 11 Saturday night, and follow the results on

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