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Absentee Voting Bill Headed to Governor Henry McMaster’s Desk

The proposed changes to voting rules fall short of recommendations made by the head of the state Election Commission to legislative leaders in July. The bill now heads to Gov. McMaster’s desk.

Absentee Voting Bill Headed to Governor Henry McMaster’s Desk


The House started a two-week special session Tuesday by debating a bill already passed by the Senate earlier this month to expand voting access. The legislature gaveled in following calls by two separate groups on statehouse grounds that morning: advocates pushing for greater voting protections, and conservative grassroots groups urging leaders to fully reopen the state.

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