COLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA) – We are still 18 days away from the SC Democratic Presidential Preference Primary, but the South Carolina Election Commission is already seeing a possible increase in voter turnout. SCEC reports a 50% increase in the number of absentee ballots issued from this time last year.
“Eyes around the world are in South Carolina,” said Chris Whitmire with SCEC.
In less than 3 weeks, SC voters will make their preference known for the Democratic presidential nominee.
“In a normal primary voters are deciding who will be the nominee in the preference primary it’s about assigning state party delegates,” Whitmire continued.
Former White House correspondent, Charles Bierbauer, piggybacked on the purpose of the preference primary...