CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- South Carolinians hit the polls Tuesday to cast their votes for the state's June primary election.

NBC Charlotte is following the action throughout the day as reports and results of the 2018 primary election come in. You can also click here to see the live results.

TUESDAY, June 12

10:35 p.m. - With 82 percent of precincts reporting, incumbent Alan Wilson received over 128,000 votes (49 percent) in the GOP primary for state attorney general race. Todd Atwater is second with 79,000-plus votes (30 percent) and William Herlong is third with 54,000-plus votes (21 percent).

10:20 p.m. - Despite being forced into a runoff, incumbent Henry McMaster told supporters in Columbia it a great victory.

9:20 p.m. - Incumbent Henry McMaster and John Warren advance to GOP runoff for the governor of South Carolina, AP reports.

8:55 p.m. - James Smith wins the Democratic primary for S.C. governor, AP reports.

8:50 p.m. - With 556 of 2265 precincts reporting, incumbent Alan Wilson leads the GOP primary for South Carolina attorney general after receiving over 33,000 votes. Todd Atwater is second with 20,000-plus votes and William Herlong is third with 15,000-plus votes. You can click here to track live election results.

8:45 p.m. - Incumbent Henry McMaster holds a commanding lead in the GOP primary for South Carolina Governor. McMaster received over 35,000 votes (46 percent) while John Warren is second in the race with 19,000-plus votes (25 percent) and Catherine Templeton trails

8:30 p.m. - Mark Hammond claims victory in the GOP primary for South Carolina secretary of state.

8:20 p.m. - Jason Smith leads the Democratic primary for S.C. governor after receiving over 16,000 votes with 183 of 2265 precincts reporting. Marguerite Willis is second with 7,100-plus votes and Phil Noble trails behind with 3,300-plus votes.

8:05 p.m. - With 50 of 2265 precincts reporting, incumbent Henry McMaster is leading the GOP primary for South Carolina governor after receiving over 5,900 votes (43 percent). John Warren is currently second with over 3,600 votes (27 percent) and Catherine Templeton trailing behind after receiving over 2,700 votes (20 percent).

8 p.m. - With 23 of 2265 precincts reporting, James Smith has over 4,700 votes while Marguerite Willis received over 2,100 votes and Phil Noble trailing behind with over 1,000 votes in the Democratic primary for South Carolina governor.

7 p.m. - Polls have closed. You can track the live election results by clicking here.

3:30 p.m. - Rad Berky is in Columbia to cover the race between incumbent Henry McMaster, Kevin Bryant, Catherine Templeton, John Warren and Yancey McGill for the GOP seat in the gubernatorial election.

Stick with WCNC.com for the latest updates on the South Carolina primary election.

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