Decision 2020

  Graham facing ethics complaint over Georgia ballots question

They accuse the South Carolina Republican of pressuring a Georgia elections official to toss out legally cast absentee votes in the presidential race.

  Gov. McMaster: ‘No reason to change’ S.C. absentee voting system

  ’Tears started running down’: Kamala Harris’ history-making win inspires millions of women

  Representative-elect Nancy Mace discusses goals for Congress

WATCH: Ga. Sec. of State to hold news conference regarding election

‘Trump should concede’: SC lawmakers disagree on next steps after election projection

  South Carolina party officials, lawmakers react to Biden’s win

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SCGOP: ‘The election is not over’

SC voters react to Biden securing votes to win Presidency

Sen. Graham vows to follow-up on affidavit from Penn. postal worker alleging election fraud

  CCU political scientist fact-checks misinformation about counting absentee votes

Presidential race in North Carolina still up for grabs, and may not be officially decided for a week

Rep.-Elect Mace: ‘I’m deeply humbled' by victory in U.S. House race

  Graham supports president’s election challenges but calls for specific examples of irregularities

Senator Lindsey Graham said Friday he supports President Donald Trump’s challenging of election results, but he also said he wants Trump to provide specific examples of voter fraud.

Romney: Trump’s election fraud claim wrong, ‘reckless’

Trump, who has complained for weeks about mail-in ballots, escalated his allegations late Thursday, saying at the White House that the ballot-counting process is unfair and corrupt.

Gov. Henry McMaster voices support for Trump vote-counting efforts

Governor Henry McMaster’s Office has released a statement expressing support for President Donald Trump’s right to monitor legal and fraudulent ballots.

N.C. first lady apologizes for comment on Trump supporters

North Carolina’s first lady has apologized after a screenshot of her saying she “flipped off” supporters of President Donald Trump during a rally in the state was circulated on social media.

AP VoteCast: North Carolina voters sour on state of nation

  Horry County election officials rescan thousands of absentee ballots after USB device malfunction

South Carolina, Horry County see rise in voter turnout during 2020 election

Networks cut away from President Trump’s White House address

  Florence’s mayor-elect begins transition process, focuses on plans for city

NC State Board of Elections releases provisional ballot numbers for 2020 General Election

Georgia judge dismisses lawsuit by Trump campaign

Georgia judge dismisses lawsuit by Trump campaign that asked to ensure state laws were followed on absentee ballots.

  CCU professors answer students' questions, concerns about presidential election as vote counts continues

The general election is a hot topic of discussion for most people across the country and that includes students and staff at Coastal Carolina University.

South Carolina remains red as neighboring states shift slightly

Despite a shift in our neighbors to the south and north, South Carolina remained red, posting Republican victories in many key races.

  Two historic moments made on Election Day in city of Florence

The city of Florence is set to see some firsts once election results become official.

  As North Carolina hangs in the balance, Election Day runs smoothly in one county

While votes continued to be tallied in parts of North Carolina, everything ran smoothly in Scotland County on election night.

  South Carolina GOP claims victory; Dems recalibrating while undergoing voter protection effort

It’s been a historical election, and one that South Carolina GOP's Chair says answers any questions about the party’s base in the state.

Decision 2020 live blog: Results from race for the White House

Live updates throughout election night on Nov. 3, 2020.

The importance of the Black Vote in Election 2020

Pew Research shows the number of Black voters who were eligible to vote in Election 2020 was 30 million people. That is a record high. Locally there are about 1.5 million Black voters in North Carolina

  Horry County Election officials report technical issues with some mail-in ballot scanning

The polls closed in Horry County at 7 p.m. Tuesday, but nearly 24 hours later, votes were still being counted.

  ‘Next is infrastructure’: Rice hopes to focus on I-73 after winning re-election

Congressman Tom Rice will continue to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next two years now that he won re-election Tuesday night.

GOP gains ground in SC presidential election

The 2020 Presidential Election shows South Carolina is more Republican-leaning than it was when President Trump was first elected.

SCGOP celebrates Tuesday night’s election results

The South Carolina Republican Party will hold a press conference Wednesday afternoon to celebrate and react to the party’s wins on election night.

  South Carolina county-by-county results for presidential, U.S. Senate race

While it could be days before the winner of the presidential election is officially declared, other key state races were called late Tuesday night.

WHAT IF: Map each candidate’s road to 270 electoral votes

As races in many battleground states remain too close to call, the presidential election is up in the air.

Cunningham says he will not concede election until every ballot counted

Joe Cunningham’s office has released a statement saying he will not cede the election to challenger Nancy Mace until all ballots are counted.

  Nancy Mace wins U.S. House race beating Joe Cunningham

Republican Nancy Mace has won the U.S. House 1st Congressional District race beating incumbent Rep. Joe Cunningham.

  Dorchester County to resume count after mail-in ballot printing error

Dorchester County election officials say they have discovered a printing error on mail-in ballots that will delay the counts.

Case Brittain wins S.C. House 107 seat, according to unofficial results

The unofficial results are in for the S.C. House 107 race.

Mark Robinson wins race for lieutenant governor of North Carolina, AP reports

Political newcomer Republican Mark Robinson won the race for lieutenant governor of North Carolina, according to the Associated Press. He will be the state’s first ever African-American lieutenant governor.

  Graham declared winner in S.C. Senate race over Harrison, according to AP

Sen. Lindsay Graham has defeated Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison in South Carolina’s highly contested U.S. Senate race.

Joye defeats Yarborough in race to be new Florence County sheriff

Florence County voters have picked their next sheriff.

President Trump wins South Carolina, according to AP call

President Donald Trump was declared the winner in the Palmetto State by the Associated Press.

Democrat Ervin defeats Republican hopeful Braddock to be Florence’s new mayor

The city of Florence has elected its first new mayor in over a decade.

  Congressman Rice wins re-election in U.S. House District 7 race, AP reports

This is according to unofficial results.

  Line of cars continues to drop off ballots at Horry County elections office

More than 100 million Americans cast early ballots this election cycle, doubling the total who did so in 2016.

  Some Horry County voters take advantage of curbside voting

The scene at some Horry County voting locations in the late afternoon hours was more subdued on Tuesday following long lines during the morning.

Decision 2020: Team coverage to commence throughout the evening

WMBF News and NBC News will have complete coverage of Decision 2020 throughout the evening both on air, online and on social media.

Insert face up or face down? Officials say ballots placed in scanner will be counted either way

According to the South Carolina Elections Commission, inserting your ballot into the scanner either way is acceptable.

Decision 2020: What to know for Election Day

The United States and South Carolina saw record numbers of residents cast their ballots ahead of Nov. 3.

Reinstated witness requirement cause more than 2,500 ballots to be tossed in South Carolina

State Election Commission spokesman Chris Whitmire reported this information to NBC News Monday evening.

  State election commission supports early voting for future elections

This is the first year that many of those people have been able to vote in person ahead of Election Day in South Carolina.

Graham, Harrison make final pitch to voters as Senate race comes to an end

In the final hours of the race that’s been called one of the most competitive, statewide races in South Carolina history, Harrison framed the race as a chance for voters to usher in a “new South.”

  Final day of early voting in Horry County brings long lines, hours long wait

The lines for early in-person voting are long as time runs out.

Trump campaigns in Fayetteville less than 24 hours before polls open for Presidential Election

President Trump is speaking at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, NC Monday, a day before Election Day and less than 24 hours after holding a rally in Hickory, NC.

  Legal armies ready if cloudy election outcome heads to court

Both sides say they’re ready, with thousands of lawyers on standby to march into court to make sure ballots get counted, or excluded.

  Last day for absentee in-person voting before Election Day is Monday

Monday is the last day to vote absentee in-person before the 2020 general election Tuesday.

  Horry County election officials allowed to open, but not count, mail-in ballots before Election Day

Typically, no part of the mail-in ballots are allowed to be opened before Election Day, but exceptions were made this year.

When do experts expect to call a winner in South Carolina? It depends

According to SC Elections Commission spokesman Chris Whitmire, because of the surge in absentee voting, there will be a lot of data to report when polls close.

First Lady Melania Trump campaigns for husband in Huntersville

Melania Trump was in Huntersville to speak at a “Make America Great Again" event.

South Carolina voters wait in long lines Saturday before Election Day

While Parsons and other longtime voters were shocked by the lines, first-time voters were surprised by the energy in line Saturday morning.

  Election mailers list incorrect voting information to Horry County residents

WMBF News received several messages Saturday about an election mailer with misinformation about polling times for Oct. 31.

  Horry County election officials conduct test of ballot scanner

As people lined up to vote early, staff did a test to make sure those votes are counted correctly.

SC Democratic, Republican parties recruit record numbers of poll watchers for Election Day

Officials with both the Democratic and Republican parties tell WIS that poll watchers are going to be out in greater numbers than ever before.

  ‘They’re the backbone.’ Nearly 1,000 Horry County poll workers adjusting to pandemic restrictions at the polls

The coronavirus pandemic is not only impacting voters, but also those who are helping to protect residents' votes.

Health officials offer tips to help limit the spread of COVID-19 at the polls

Health officials with Tidelands Health are sharing tips to help limit the spread of COVID-19 while at the polls on Election Day.

Democrats, Republicans prepare poll watchers for election day

There will be more than 2,300 polling locations in South Carolina on Nov. 3. Inside those locations, non-partisan workers will administer hundreds of thousands of ballots to registered voters.

Election offices face challenges with huge SC voter turnout

Richland County Voter Registrations and Elections Director Alexandria Stephens said they’ve already had 71,000 people vote in person and more than 40,000 ballots returned by mail in total.

  DECISION 2020: Florence County residents to elect new sheriff following former sheriff’s arrest, conviction

Democratic candidate Darrin Yarborough takes on Republican candidate T.J. Joye for a chance to become the next sheriff of Florence County.

  DECISION 2020: U.S. Senate candidates talk vision for South Carolina as race tightens

The race for South Carolina’s U.S. Senate seat between long-time Senator Lindsey Graham and his Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison has gained national attention.

  Process of counting mail-in versus in-person absentee ballots

Although roughly 80,000 absentee ballots have been returned so far in Horry County, they won’t be totaled until Election Day.

Supreme Court leaves NC absentee ballot deadline at Nov. 12

The Supreme Court will allow absentee ballots in North Carolina to be received and counted up to 9 days after Election Day.

  DECISION 2020: Three newcomers eye S.C. House seat left vacant by longtime representative

The South Carolina House 107 District sticks to the coastal areas, and spans from just south of the city of Myrtle Beach to Briarcliff Acres.

S.C. surpasses 1 million absentee votes ahead of November election

More than one million South Carolina voters have cast an absentee ballot ahead of the Nov. 3 general election, state voting officials said.

  How to track your ballot as Election Day approaches

Nearly 70 million Americans have already cast their ballot for the 2020 general election.

Georgetown County reports over 10,000 people vote absentee ahead of Election Day

Georgetown County has provided details on how many people have already voted in the general election, with a week left to go.

  DECISION 2020: For the first time since 2008, voters will elect a new mayor in Florence

A Florence city councilwoman and a political newcomer are facing off in the general election to fill the seat of outgoing Mayor Stephen Wukela.

  Poll workers will not enforce local mask mandates as voters cast ballots

Poll managers will not be able to turn anyone away for not wearing a mask.

Oprah to host SC virtual town hall as part of voting initiative on Thursday

On Thursday, Oprah will hold a virtual town hall for South Carolina at 8 p.m.