First election in South Carolina to take place with early voting.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 22, 2022) – The June Primaries and Runoffs gave South Carolinians the opportunity to vote early for the first time in history. More than 125,000 South Carolinians cast their ballots during the early voting periods prior to the Primaries and Runoffs. Early voters made up 16% of the nearly 800,000 ballots cast.
The General Assembly and Governor enacted legislation on May 13 establishing early voting and making voting more accessible and secure.