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Hit the polls today, Colleton voters

Colleton residents are reminded to hit the polls today to vote in the November general election.

Polls open at 7 a.m. and continue through 7 p.m. tonight.

Local voters will help select multiple local, state and national leaders, including the S.C. Governor, a Commissioner of Agriculture, a State Superintendent of Education and representatives for the U.S. Congressional District 01 seat, the S.C. Senate District 43 seat and S.C. House District 121.

Local seats on the ballot today also include District 45 on Colleton County Council, District 23 and an at-large council seat.

There also are several seats on the Colleton County School Board. Seats for district 2, 4 and 6 on the Colleton County School Board are also up for grabs.

Additionally, several local seats are going uncontested on the upcoming November ballot. These include that of Colleton County Auditor (Jeffrey Slocum), Colleton County Treasurer (Becky Hill) and county Probate Judge (Ashley Heaton Amundson).

Officials with the Colleton County Elections and Voter Registration Office are asking Colleton County residents to go online and review their ballot before election day. A sample ballot can be found based on the address of each Colleton resident. The Web site is www.scvotes.org.