Statewide General Election November 8th 2022
See the SC Schedule of Elections for information on statewide elections:
To find a state or local election website, visit here:
How can I vote in South Carolina?
To vote in-person you must do these things:
For more information on voting in South Carolina, visit the South Carolina Voting Information Page.
If you forget to bring your photo ID, you may vote by provisional ballot.
If you are challenged on your right to vote, you may still vote by provisional ballot.
Please make sure you cast your provisional ballot in the correct precinct. Votes in the wrong precinct will not be counted!
Absentee voting allows to you vote before the election if you anticipate you will not be able to vote at your polling place on election day.
South Carolina now offers early voting. Any registered voter can visit an early voting site within their county to vote. The voter must provide a photo ID. Visit the SC Votes Early Voting page for more information.
CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION STATUS
Check your South Carolina voter registration Status
If you need to check your registration in another state visit Can I Vote.
South Carolina does NOT automatically register voters, nor does the state allow same-day registration. Make sure to check registration date requirements for upcoming elections.
Where is my polling location?
Find your South Carolina polling location. You must be registered to vote to find your polling place.
If you need to check your polling place in another state visit Can I Vote.
When can I vote?
Polls in South Carolina are open 7 AM to 7 PM.
You can find voting information for other states on their Election Office Website.
Dis(en)franchisement is the revocation of the right to vote. One of the most common ways a person becomes disfranchised is through criminal conviction. Each state can have their own regulations on voting regarding felony convictions. For more information visit South Carolina Voter Registration Information.