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South Carolina Voting Guide

Have questions about an upcoming election in South Carolina? Not sure where to register to vote? Wondering about the photo ID rules? Keep reading to get details on voting in South Carolina and how to prepare for elections.

Am I eligible to vote in South Carolina?

In order to vote in the state of South Carolina, you must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a resident of South Carolina
  • NOT be declared mentally incompetent by the state
  • NOT be a convicted felon

If you are a convicted felon, you can vote if you have served the entire sentence or received a pardon for the conviction. If you have other questions, check out the South Carolina voter registration section on the state's website.


Where Do I Vote?

Find your voting precinct online using your first and last name, the county you live in, your address, and last 4 digits of your Social Security number.

How to Register in South Carolina

There are several ways to register to vote in South Carolina. This includes registering:

In Person

Complete a registration form at your county board of voter registration.


Register online using your driver's license. Make sure your address is current.

By Fax

Fax or email the online form to your county board of voter registration

By Mail

Download the online form, fill it out and mail it to your county board of voter registration

South Carolina Voting Resources

Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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