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One Week Remains to Get Registered for Statewide Primaries

Make Sure You Are Registered and Your Information is Current

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 4, 2020) – To help ensure voters are prepared for the June 9 Statewide Primaries, the State Election Commission wants to remind South Carolinians of the fast-approaching voter registration deadline.


Voters not currently registered to vote in their county of residence must register by the deadline, including citizens who:

  • Will be 18 years old on or before November 3, 2020 and have not registered.
  • Moved to a new county but did not register in the new county.
  • Moved from another state but did not register in South Carolina.

Register Online at

  • Requires SC Driver’s License or DMV ID Card.
  • Must be received by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, May 10.

Register Using a By-Mail Application

  • Forms available at county voter registration offices and
  • Complete and return the form to your county voter registration office.
  • Emailed and faxed forms must be received by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, May 10.
  • Mailed forms must be postmarked by Monday, May 11.

Register in Person

  • At your county voter registration office 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 8 (unless your county holds weekend hours, check locally).

Voters should prepare for election day by checking to make sure their registration is current. 

Visit and click “Check My Registration.

Find contact information for your county voter registration office at

*Because the U.S. Postal Service is closed on Sunday, mailed applications will be accepted if postmarked by May 11.  All other registration methods must be completed by May 10.

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