SCGOP Statement on Presidential Preference Primary

June 20, 2023

The South Carolina Republican Party State Executive Committee met for the quarterly meeting on Saturday 17 in Columbia, South Carolina.

In addition to the usual business the state executive committee also discussed details related to the upcoming presidential primary. The committee voted unanimously on February 24, 2024 as the Republican Presidential Preference Primary date.

“We are excited to announce February 24, 2023 as the South Carolina Republican Party’s Presidential Preference Primary date. This will give our voters the chance to do what they do best – interact one-on-one with our candidates. This will provide a great economic boom to our state and Took forward to welcoming all of the candidates to the Palmetto State and participating in the historic First In The South Primary,” said South Carolina GOP Chairman Drew McKissick.

The filing deadline for candidates will be October 31, 2023 and the filing fee amount will be $50,000 per candidate.