A man who showed up Tuesday at the Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Department in South Carolina to cast his vote in the 2018 midterm elections allegedly was denied entry into the polling place because he was wearing a shirt supporting President Donald Trump.
The guy solved the issue by taking off the offending apparel and voting shirtless, according to witness Todd Price.
South Carolina rules indicate no one is allowed to distribute campaign material within 200 feet of polling places — and that includes clothing, WBMF-TV reported, citing state elections officials.
But Chris Whitmire of the South Carolina Elections Commission told the station that the poll manager’s handbook defines campaign material as any written or visual material that expresses support or opposition for any candidate, party, or ballot issue in a current election. – READ MORE