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South Carolina could disqualify a record number of votes due to signature requirement back and forth. After fighting over the witness signature requirement, civil rights lawyers say South Carolina officials could disqualify a record number of votes unless voters are given a chance to cure — or address issues — with their ballot. Source: The Intercept

McMaster says new small business grants may be the ‘final chance’ for pandemic relief. Talking to small business owners in Charleston, Gov. Henry McMaster said for those applying for two new CARES grants meant for nonprofits and minority owned small businesses to hurry up, as it may be the “final chance” to get relief. Source: P&C

State’s chief resilience officer to guide flood plan. A new South Carolina law could help the state become more resilient and prepared for frequent flooding linked to climate change. Source: Pew Trusts

U.S. officials announce voter registration hack, blame Iran for emails meant to intimidate voters. In a hastily called press conference, U.S. officials including FBI Director Christopher Wray, said that both Russia and Iran had accessed voter data, and that recent intimidating emails some voters received were actually from Iran. Source: AP