COLUMBIA, SC (June 30, 2020) – As of today, the State Election Commission’s voter education website has a new address: scVOTES.gov. The switch to the .gov domain name
COLUMBIA, SC (June 17, 2020) – The State Election Commission wants to make sure voters understand the rules for voting in the Primary Runoffs on Tuesday, June 23.
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June 9, 2020
Due to COVID-19, a number of polling places have been relocated or consolidated with other polling places for the June 9 and June 23 Statewide Primaries and Runoffs.
COLUMBIA, SC (June 3, 2020) – As Election Day approaches, the S.C. Election Commission wants voters to be aware of their options for voting in- the June 9th Statewide Primaries.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 25, 2020) – As a result of a U.S. District Court order issued today, South Carolinians voting absentee by mail in the 2020 June Primaries and Runoffs are no longer required to have their signature witnessed on the ballot return envelope.
COLUMBIA, SC (May 13, 2020) – Every voter in South Carolina is now qualified to vote absentee in the June Primaries and Runoffs. Governor McMaster today signed into law legislation passed yesterday by the General Assembly that authorizes any
Postponed Elections Rescheduled for July 14
Make Sure You Are Registered and Your Information is Current
Qualifying Voters Urged to Vote Absentee
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COLUMBIA, SC (March 15, 2020) – Governor McMaster today announced the postponement of all March and April elections (full list below). Affected elections will be rescheduled to occur after May 1, 2020. Specific dates will be announced later.
The mission of the S.C. State Election Commission (SEC) is to ensure every eligible citizen has the opportunity to register to vote, participate in fair and impartial elections, and have the assurance that their votes will count. Fundamental to this mission is ensuring the security and integrity of elections in South Carolina.
The South Carolina State Election Commission (SEC) is disappointed with the conduct of yesterday’s primaries in Richland County. We know election officials and poll managers were faced with the extraordinarily difficult task of conducting an election in a pandemic.