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South Carolina

Register to vote online using your state-issued driver's license or ID number.

To vote absentee/by mail:

  • Be registered to vote. Not sure if you're registered? Check with the Election Commission's website: South Carolina voter lookup
  • To vote by mail, visit your county election office website, download the correct form, print, fill in and mail to your board of elections' office. This may require postage.
  • Absentee applications are due by October 11th, 2022  Be sure to get yours in early!.
  • Follow up with your county clerk's office to make sure you receive your ballot.  Contact information for election officials is found here.
  • Your ballot may require postage, a witness signature and/or notary service before you mail it back.  Instructions will be on the ballot itself.

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Information current as of 9/1/2022.  For the most recent updates, see the Secretary of State's website.