South Carolina has 4 US House Members and 1 US Senator for election in 2020.
South Carolina offers online voter registration to voters who have a South Carolina Driver's License. Residents without a license can download and print a form, or register in person at their county registrar’s office or at another South Carolina Agency.
The deadline to register in person to vote is October 2nd; the deadline to register online, by email or fax to vote is October 4th. The deadline to register by mail to vote is October 5th.
Early by Mail/Absentee Voting
For the November 2020 election, any registered SC voter can request an absentee ballot. The application form can be downloaded at scvotes.gov. The completed application must be received by the registrar’s office by 5 pm, Saturday, October 24.
One witness is required for the voter’s signature.
The completed absentee ballot can be delivered in person to the county registrar’s office or to extension office by November 2nd or by mail no later than Nov. 3rd.
Absentee ballots may not be delivered to a polling place on election day.
Early-In Person (In South Carolina, this is called “Absentee In-Person” voting.)
South Carolina offers “Absentee In-Person Voting” between October 5 and November 2, although exact dates and hours might vary by county. Voters can go to the registrar’s office, complete an application for an absentee ballot, and vote — all at one time. Some counties offer more than one location. Photo ID is required.
Election Day Voting
Polling locations are open from 7am to 7pm on Election Day. On election day you must vote at your assigned precinct. Photo ID is required. Curbside voting is available for voters who cannot enter the polling place or stand in line due to age (65+) or physical handicap.
South Carolina offers online voter registration to voters who have a South Carolina Driver's License. South Carolina residents may register to vote online, download and print a form or in person at their County Board of Elections or other South Carolina Agency.
The deadline to register to vote in person is October 2nd; the deadline to register to vote online is October 4th.