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Boozy Ballot Ban: Why South Carolina Outlawed Alcohol Sales On Its Election Days

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February 29, 2020 10:00 a.m.

After South Carolinians cast their votes in today’s Democratic primaries, some may choose to go to a nearby bar or bottomless brunch or even just buy a six-pack of beer to unwind after weeks of being bombarded by presidential campaigns.

But up until fairly recently, you’d have to go home completely sober.

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