Our Homes, Our Votes,
Our South Carolina
Things You Need To Know:
1. Registration Deadline:
The deadline to register online to vote is Sunday, October 4, 2020.
The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (postmarked by) Monday, October 5, 2020.
The deadline to register in person to vote is Friday, October 2, 2020.
The deadline to request a ballot by mail is (received by) Friday, October 30, 2020.
2. Polling Times:
7 a.m. to 7 p.m
3. Is Early Voting Available:
Yes, by absentee ballot
4. Can I Vote by Mail:
Yes, You can register here.
*No ID requirement to vote by mail*
5. ID Needed for Voting:
Forms of identification (one required)
South Carolina Driver's License
ID Card Issued by South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles
South Carolina Voter Registration Card with Photo
Federal Military ID
If you are registering for the first time in this county, you must attach a copy of a current valid photo ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and address in this county. If you do not provide this identification now, you will be required to provide this information when you vote. Voters who are age 65 and over, voters with disabilities, members of the U.S. Uniformed Services or Merchant Marines and their families, and U.S. Citizens residing outside the U.S. are exempt from this requirement.
6. Voting Without Address
The South Carolina voter registration form requests a residential address. It does allow a voter to draw their home on a map in the space provided. "If you do not have a street name or number, draw a diagram of the area in which you live. Show your house in relation to local landmarks such as schools, churches, stores, etc. Be sure to label the streets or roads.
7. Interesting Notes
SC is running a unique "touchless" voting campaign for both in-person and absentee voting.
2020 South Carolina
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