what you will need:
  • Your name
  • Your date of birth
  • driver license or I.D. card number

State Election Commission

P.O. Box 5987

Columbia, SC 29250-5987

    (803) 734-9060
Fax: (803) 734-9366
 elections@elections.sc.gov
    

 south carolina 

 

 registered to vote? 

Registration Deadlines: 
Online: Oct. 7
By Mail: Oct. 9
In Person: Oct. 5

 NEED TO REGISTER? 

 By Mail: 

To register to vote by mail you must print the voter registration form, fill it and mail it!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • driver license or I.D. card number
  • social security number
MAIL IT!

Completed forms can be submitted to your county clerk by:

  • mail

  • hand delivery

After your application is processed and accepted you will receive a voter registration card to the address provided.

In Person: 

Register to vote in person at:
  • your county clerk office
  • your local DMV office
  • state secretary office
what you will need:
  • Your name
  • Your date of birth
  • driver license or I.D. card number

Online:

 

 

voter information portal

 
FIND OUT YOUR:​​
  • Voter registration status
  • Polling place
  • Registration information
  • sample ballot
  • Key Election Dates
 

how to vote

 
 
 
election day voting
To vote you must show identification.
 
 
vote by mail
who is eligible?
  • 65 years or older;
  • disabled;
  • out of the county on election day and during the period for early voting by personal appearance; or
  • confined in jail, but otherwise eligible.
  • religious beliefs does not allow for activities like voting on election day
To get a vote by mail ballot you need to request it online:
 
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
You may submit the completed application any time before the deadlines to your county clerk via:
  • mail
  • email
  • fax
  • in person
 DEADLINES:
BALLOT REQUEST: Nov. 2
BALLOT RETURN: Nov. 6 
EARLY VOTING
You may vote early at your county clerk's office until Nov. 5.
who is eligible?
Voters who qualify for vote by mail ballots.
 
military/overseas
who is eligible?
  • an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine;
  • an eligible spouse or family member of an active duty member of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine; or
  • a U.S. citizen residing outside the U.S.
HOW DO I REGISTER & VOTE?
 
 
 
The military voter form acts acts as both a registration and a vote by mail request.
You can also use the FVAP's online assistant to electronically fill out the form to then print and mail.
      *note: you need a printer to use this service.
HOW DO I SUBMIT MY FORM?
After completing and signing you may submit your FPCA to your county clerk's office by:​
  • mail

  • email

  • fax

 
 DEADLINES: 
BALLOT REQUEST: Nov. 6
BALLOT RETURN: Nov. 6
If you missed the deadlines but are otherwise eligible to vote absentee you may use the federal write-in absentee form!
 

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