Power outage affects polling locations in Richland County

Power outage affects polling locations in Richland County
(Source: WFIE)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A Dominion Energy power outage had more than a thousands customers without power on the morning of Election Day -- including several polling locations.

The outage map showed several incidents in the Rosewood area of Columbia.

Three polling locations were affected by the outage: Rosewood Elementary, AC Moore and Hand Middle.

As of 10:30 a.m., about half of the outages had been restored, including at Rosewood and AC Moore, but Hand Middle is still without power.

A Dominion official told WIS that their crews are working hard to restore power but they’re not sure how much longer it will take.

This story will be updated.

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