14 local candidates bumped for tardy 'economic interest' fillings (Update: Election results)

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Update June 13: The votes are in and Live 5 News is where you'll find all of the election results.

Update June 11: A panel of federal judges has said it won't intervene over the ballot bumping.

You can check out The Associated Press' report.

Happy voting tomorrow.

Update June 10: Election officials have bumped 35 more candidates from from the June 12th primaries ballot for failure to submit paperwork properly.

I'll point you over to NBC News 2 for the update.

Update May 10: For the 180 bumped candidates and their supporters there was hope of reinstatement by way of a Statehouse bill, but that was killed by Senators on Wednesday.

The last chance of these candidates to get on the ballot will likely occur today as a lawyer brings a challenge in federal court that the June 12 primary should be delayed for federal review after the removal of the candidates.

You can check out the list of affirmed candidates at SCVotes.org: Republican, Democrat

Update May 5: The final ballot lists are out and in all four local candidates now have no opposition after 14 local candidates were bumped.

I'll point you to The Post and Courier's report for the rundown.

You can also check out the list of candidates at SCVotes.org: Republican, Democrat.

First reporting: Primary candidates around the state could be stricken from ballot list after a S.C. Supreme Court ruling that candidates must follow state law and submit "Statements of Economic Interest" during the filing period.

In all, some 100 candidates across the state may get the boot. The final list of candidates who filed properly will be made available by noon of Friday — watch for it at SCVotes.org.

The S.C. primaries are June 12, the runoffs are June 26 and the General Election is November 6.

You can check out the court's ruling over here.

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