2010 General Election FAQs

Posted on: Thu, 10/28/2010 - 16:19 By: cwhitmire

COLUMBIA, SC (October 28, 2010) - South Carolina voters go to the polls on Tuesday, November 2nd.  Below are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding general elections:

Q.  What candidates and/or offices are on the ballot today?

Only Days Left to Vote Absentee

Posted on: Wed, 10/27/2010 - 12:11 By: cwhitmire

Columbia, SC (October 27, 2010) - The State Election Commission (SEC) wants to remind voters of impending deadlines for voting absentee in the General Election.  Voters who qualify may cast an absentee ballot in one of two ways: in person or by mail.  The SEC recommends voting absentee in person due to the risks associated with voting by mail at this late date.

Absentee Voting Deadlines Approach

Posted on: Wed, 10/20/2010 - 14:14 By: cwhitmire

Columbia, SC (October 20, 2010) - Absentee voting is underway throughout South Carolina, and the State Election Commission wants to inform voters about associated procedures and deadlines.  Voters who meet one of the qualifying reasons listed below may cast an absentee ballot in one of two ways: in person or by mail.

In Person - Visit your county voter registration office, complete an application, and cast your ballot.  You may vote absentee in person up until 5:00 p.m., Monday, November 1st.

October 2nd Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

Posted on: Fri, 09/24/2010 - 11:48 By: cwhitmire

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 24, 2010) - To help ensure voters are prepared for the upcoming General Election, the State Election Commission wants to remind everyone of the upcoming voter registration deadline and urge those already registered to update their information.

Those who wish to vote in the General Election on November 2nd must be registered by October 2nd.  Voters who have moved from one county to another must be registered to vote in their new county by the deadline.


September is Voter Education Month

Posted on: Mon, 08/30/2010 - 17:22 By: cwhitmire

Governor Sanford Recognizes September as Voter Education Month; State Election Commission Encourages South Carolina's 800,000 Eligible Voters to Register by October 2nd

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 30, 2010) - The South Carolina State Election Commission this week is kicking off a month-long effort to encourage South Carolinians to prepare for the November 2nd General Election by registering to vote or, if already registered, updating their voter registration information by October 2nd.

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