General Election Day is Nov. 2, 2004, for presidential and congressional elections and many state elections. Each state, however, has its own primary schedule:

SOUTH CAROLINA

Electoral votes: 8
(270 electoral votes out of a total 538 needed to win general election)

Democratic delegates: 55

Republican delegates: 46

Important Dates:

Feb. 3, 2004: Democratic presidential primary election

June 8, 2004: State primary election

June 22, 2004: Primary run-off election

Past Results:

2000 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: N/A
Republicans: Bush with 53.4%
2000 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Gore with 40.9%
Republicans: Bush with 56.8%
1996 PRIMARY WINNERS:
Democrats: N/A
Republicans: Dole with 45.1%
1996 GENERAL ELECTION:
Democrats: Clinton with 44%
Republicans: Dole with 49.8%

Polling Places:

South Carolina has 2,009 polling places. To find your polling location, click here.

Web site: http://www.state.sc.us/scsec