Despite the rainy weather, Berkeley County Election officials say they saw plenty of people come out to the polls on the first day of early voting.
"On election day, the polls open at and close at , but it's one day. If something happens and you can't do it that day, you've missed out,” said Bonnie Woodfall, Berkeley County Chief Deputy Clerk.
Election officials say the turnout for early voting usually picks up as time goes on, so they are continuing to remind people that casting a ballot ahead of time is possible.
"[We’re] just encouraging everyone to get out and vote. Exercise that right. You have it,” said Woodfall.