From education. In the five contested County Council races, newcomers Steve Shaw and Stan Tzouvelekas, and incumbent Chairman Butch Kirven, finished with commanding leads. Those were combined with the 162,313 ballots cast on Tuesday. You have permission to edit this article. Bart Boatwright/Special to The Post and Courier, Sarah Siler reads a book while waiting in line to vote at the Phillis Wheatley Community Center in Greenville Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Bart Boatwright/Special to The Post and Courier, Lauren Stone posses for a selfie with her sons Bradley, 9, center, and Guy, 4, after voting at East North Street Academy in Greenville Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Where fears of long lines at polls on Election Day didn't materialize, the vote count ended up a quagmire. Debi Bush, who has been on the board for more than two decades, won narrowly, aided solely by the fact that school board races are won by a plurality of the vote instead of requiring a runoff. Bart Boatwright/Special to The Post and Courier, Votes wait to enter the Phillis Wheatley Community Center in Greenville to vote Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Bart Boatwright/Special to The Post and Courier, A poll worker, left, brings her election materials and votes to County Square in Greenville Tuesday, November 3, 2020. In the end, incumbents held onto county, state and congressional offices by wide margins - save for Greenville County School Board, where one incumbent lost and another eeked out a win as two challengers split votes. Low 44F. Bart Boatwright/Special to The Post and Courier, Voters stand in line outside the Phillis Wheatley Community Center in Greenville while waiting to vote Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Finally, Democratic incumbent Ennis Fant handily defeated his Republican challenger, Ben Carper. Republican voters in Greenville County will cast ballots in 11 races. Bart Boatwright/Special to The Post and Courier, Frances Bowens checks her phone while waiting in line to vote at the Phillis Wheatley Community Center in Greenville Tuesday, November 3, 2020. In the end, the theme of incumbents comfortably holding on prevailed - except in the Greenville County School Board race, which sees a shakeup in many ways directly related to the issue of returning to five-day attendance. Director of Greenville County Voter Registration and Elections announce changes in voting procedures September 21, 2020 by The Simpsonville Sentinel Views: 227 In the last few days, the General Assembly of South Carolina and the Governor has changed certain laws that deal with absentee voting. For any issues, contact [email protected] or call 254-757-5757 or 800-678-8742. Years later, her niece was killed by in a mass shooting in Myrtle Beach. Don’t assume you are voting as the same place as last time. They include U.S. Senate, state Senate districts 5, 8 and 12, state House districts 10, 18 and 35, County … Butch Kirven, Republican, incumbent, chairman of Greenville County Council; Will Morin, Democrat, public policy and non-profit executive; Assuming schedules don’t change due to the coronavirus pandemic, the primaries for county council will be held June 9, with the possible runoffs slated for June 23. Listen to Melissa Watson, executive director of Emerge SC, discuss their successes and the search for the new class of 2021; Kim Nelson, candidate for CD-4, discuss her beliefs and position; and featured speaker Susan McLarty, executive director of the Greenville Homeless Alliance. Jennifer Tanner was third with 2,645. Elections Director Conway Belangia counted 95,803 absentee ballots cast by mail or in-person at early voting locations throughout the county ahead of Tuesday’s General Election. 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Polling place changes to impact more than 100,000 potential voters in upcoming elections. Bears can’t overcome slow start in 33-23 loss to TCU | Baylor | wacotrib.com. As with every election there will be some changes, so it’s important to check your polling place. We recognize you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore access cannot be granted at this time. Updated 2:35 pm EST Nov 4, 2020 ... or there may not be elections at this time. Bart Boatwright/Special to The Post and Courier, Election official Patty Roach, left, looks at an absentee vote after poll worker Amelia Taylor removed it from an envelope at County Square in Greenville Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Democratic.