South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond recently convened the 2016 Electoral College in Columbia.
The state’s nine electoral voters unanimously cast their votes for Presidential nominee Donald Trump of New York and vice presidential nominee Mike Pence of Indiana.
“As South Carolina’s Secretary of State, I am proud to certify the electoral votes that will be tallied by a joint session of Congress and officially elect the president and vice president of the United States,” Hammond said in a statement. “With this vote, we become part of our country’s great history and future.”
The electoral college voters from the state were Donald Matthew Moore, at-large; Glenn A. McCall, at-large; Terry Hardesty, 1st Congressional District; Jim S. Ulmer, Jr., 2nd Congressional District; Brenda M. Bedenbaugh, 3rd Congressional District; William E. Conley, 4th Congressional District; Shery Smith, 5th Congressional District; Moye Graham, 6th Congressional District; and Jerry Hal Rovner, 7th Congressional District.
During the session, McCall was elected president of the Electoral College and Bedenbaugh was elected to the secretary position.
The meeting was covered on television by South Carolina Educational Television, and Legislative Services Agency provided a live streaming.