Elections

  It’s Your Money: Election costs on the rise in the Grand Strand

Hundreds of voters in Horry County cast their vote in November elections, WMBF Investigates breaks down the election expense to each municipality.

Interim Sheriff Carter Weaver wins Georgetown Co. Sheriff’s GOP Primary

  Newly-elected city councilman ready to bring fresh ideas to Myrtle Beach

  Unofficial results released in runoff elections along Grand Strand

  Darlington mayor-elect hopes to bring positive change to the city

Protest hearing set following results of Pawleys Island election

Residents in Horry-Georgetown border battle support annexation

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  Runoff election could decide Surfside Beach mayoral race

  It’s Your Money: Horry County’s Election Dept. adds new positions, but staffing remains low

Former S.C. governor, presidential hopeful Mark Sanford moves ‘home base’ to N.H.

  Myrtle Beach City Council candidates discuss their plans for city

  ‘We stand behind President Trump’: Horry County Republicans march to support president

  Democratic presidential candidates make their case to S.C. voters at Galivants Ferry Stump

  EXCLUSIVE: Presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks on key issues

The front-runner looking to take the Oval Office for the Democratic party made a stop Monday in Horry County and spoke one-on-one with WMBF News on several key issues.

AP: Dan Bishop wins special election for NC-9 house seat

The Associated Press says Republican Dan Bishop has won the special election for the house seat in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district.

State GOP cancels 2020 presidential primary

Over the weekend, South Carolina joined Nevada and Kansas as the three states that have decided to forgo Republican Presidential Primaries or Caucuses in 2020.

  WMBF sits down one-on-one with Bernie Sanders during Pee Dee campaign stop

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a visit to Florence Friday.

  Hundreds attend presidential candidate Bernie Sanders town hall meeting in Myrtle Beach

  Horry County prepares to receive new voting machines

  10-year-old asks important question during presidential candidate’s trip to Grand Strand, Pee Dee

  Horry County Democrats, Republicans react during night two of presidential debate

Loris residents elect new mayor in runoff election

Dillon city councilman resigns; special election to be held

Too close to call: Runoff election to be held in Loris mayoral election

The race between the top two candidates in Loris’ mayoral election is just too close to call.

Dan Bishop wins primary, will represent Republican Party in NC-9 special election

Dan Bishop was declared the winner of the Republican primary Tuesday night and will represent the GOP in the special election for the open house seat in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District in September.

Dillon residents elect first new mayor in more than 15 years

The residents of Dillon have a new mayor.

Runoff election to be held in Dillon mayoral race

Residents in Dillon will have to go back to the polls in a couple of weeks to vote for a new mayor.

Fifth arrest made on election-related crimes connected to NC-9 investigation

Two women have now been arrested on election-related crimes connected to the investigation into election fraud in North Carolina’s 9th District.

NCSBE sets date for new 9th Congressional District election

The North Carolina State Board of Elections set a date for the new 9th Congressional district election in a meeting Monday afternoon.

  State Board of Elections votes unanimously to hold new election in NC District 9

On the fourth day of the North Carolina State Board of Elections hearing, the board voted unanimously to hold a new election in the 9th District. Prior to the vote, Republican Mark Harris said he believes there should be a new election.

Town of Surfside Beach looks to county to run elections

In a letter to Horry County Voter Registration and Election office, Surfside Beach Mayor sought guidance on how to turn the town’s municipal elections over to Horry County.

Obama, Santa, Darwin just a few of the names on Horry County write-in ballots

Tuesday’s midterm election provided political drama, but it’s the names on the write-in ballots that provided the laughs.

Memphis hospital employee seen wearing shirt with noose, Confederate flag while voting

A Mississippi man has gone viral for wearing a racist shirt inside an Olive Branch polling place.

  Horry County Election officials weigh in on issues during voting

A majority of the issues and delays seen at voting precincts across Horry County Tuesday had to do with batteries dying in voting machines, according to election officials.

  Voters approve Sunday alcohol sales in Florence County

Politicians weren’t the only ones who claimed victory during Tuesday’s midterms.

Henry McMaster winner in SC governor’s race over James Smith

And the governor of South Carolina is...

  Rice re-elected as U.S. representative for SC’s seventh congressional district

Congressman Tom Rice has won re-election to the U.S House of Representatives, where he will continue to represent South Carolina’s seventh congressional district.

  Several Horry County residents report problems at certain polling locations

Several Horry County residents reported problems at certain polling locations Tuesday.

  First-time voters among those casting ballots in midterm election

Several first-time voters cast their ballot for the midterm election Tuesday, but millenials are still outnumbered in terms of registered voters in Horry County.

  DECISION 2018: Where to see election results as they start to come in

Polls will close across South Carolina at 7 p.m. Tuesday and WMBF News will bring the results as they begin to be counted.

On Election Day, a bald eagle was seen soaring in Murrells Inlet

As many across the country head to the polls Tuesday, a symbol of American democracy was seen soaring in the Murrells Inlet area.

SC sets midterm record for absentee voting

South Carolina set a record for absentee ballots cast during the 2018 Midterm elections.

  Horry County prepares for 2018 election

Voters will hit the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for the 2018 genera election, and the Horry County Voter Registration and Elections office has spent weeks preparing.

  Donald Trump Jr. stops in Lumberton to support Congressional candidate Harris

Donald Trump Jr., stopped in Lumberton Monday afternoon to show support for Congressional candidate Mark Harris.

  Amendment 1 could change how the SC state superintendent gets their job

When you head to the polls Tuesday for the midterm election, every South Carolina voter will see Amendment 1 listed on the ballot, and it could change how the state superintendent of education gets their job.

Decision 2018: Resources to use on Election Day

Voters across South Carolina will head to the polls on Tuesday for the 2018 general election.

  Mark Hammond seeks fifth term for Secretary of State against U.S Army veteran

The secretary of state plays an important role in business in South Carolina. WMBF looks into the candidates running for the position.

  AG Wilson and law professor compete for state attorney general

Voters will choose between Alan Wilson and Constance Anastopoulo as the next South Carolina attorney general.

  SC’s Governor candidates stance on key issues ahead of Nov. 6 vote

WMBF breaks down where Gov. Henry McMaster and Rep. James Smith stand when it comes to economy, education and healthcare.

Democratic Candidates visit Horry County before Election Day

As Election Day quickly approaches, candidates are campaigning throughout Horry County and the Pee Dee.In Conway, one rally included a visit from South Carolina Gubernatorial candidate James Smith. Hosted by Westside Democrats, Smith joined local democratic candidates to get the word out about the

  Florence holds re-election for city council seat

A revote for the Florence City Council District 2 seat between incumbent Pat Gibson-Hye Moore and LeShonda NeSmith was held at one precinct Tuesday in Florence.