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South Carolina Voting & Election Information

Empowering South Carolina citizens with the information and tools they need to engage in our democracy

Here you will learn:

  • How to register
  • How to use a voting machine
  • The location of your polling place
  • Procedure and location for college students to register and vote
  • How to check your absentee ballot
  • Who are the candidates
  • Election dates you need to be aware of
  • and much, much more

Made possible in part by the League of Women Voters Education Fund.

Data on South Carolina Voter Registration

The following reports show SC voter registration numbers as of May 2017 from
By Race
By Gender
By Age

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Voting on Election Day

Polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Anyone in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

For more information on voting using S.C.'s touchscreen voting machine see:

How to Vote Brochure

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