This is a collection of the types of questions heard at voter registration events. All answers are from authoritative sources (cited). We hope you find this list useful. If you have a question not answered here, please submit it using our Contact page.
Election Day Issues
Visit SCVotes.org, and look up “Find My Polling Place” to find out what precinct you live in and where your polling place is.
You will be prompted for your county, first and last name, and date of birth. (Note: You must be registered for this form to work.)
Polling places in South Carolina are open on Election Day from 7 am to 7 pm.
See SCVotes.org concerning absentee voting. You must request an absentee ballot in advance of the election online or by phone, E-mail, or fax. The absentee ballot will be mailed to you and you must return it in time to be received by 7 pm on the day of the election.
On Election Day, be sure to bring with you one of the following photo IDs (which cannot be expired):
- South Carolina Driver’s License;
- South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles ID Card;
- South Carolina Voter Registration Card with photo;
- Federal Military ID; or,
- United States Passport.
In order to vote, you must be registered at least 30 days before an election (primary, general, or special) in which you plan to vote.