S.C. Voters to Face Seven Statewide Constitutional Amendment Questions on Election Day

Posted on: Thu, 10/19/2006 - 11:57 By: cwhitmire

S.C. Election Commission encourages voters to become familiar with questions in order to help reduce long lines at the polls on Nov. 7

COLUMBIA, S.C. – To help reduce long lines and the amount of time voters must spend at polling locations on Election Day, the South Carolina Election Commission is encouraging voters to familiarize themselves with the subject matter and language used in the constitutional amendment questions that will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot.

October 7 is Voter Registration Deadline for November 7 Election

Posted on: Tue, 10/03/2006 - 15:47 By: cwhitmire

COLUMBIA, SC—Anyone who is not already registered and wants to vote in the November 7, 2006 General Election must be registered by Saturday, October 7, 2006.

Voters can register in person at their county voter registration offices or download a voter registration form and mail it to their county voter registration offices.

Deadlines Approach for Absentee Voting

Posted on: Sun, 08/06/2006 - 10:59 By: cwhitmire

5:00 p.m., Friday, November 3—Deadline to apply for mail-in absentee ballots.

5:00 p.m., Monday, November 6—Deadline to vote absentee in person at your county voter registration office.

7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 7—Deadline for voter registration office to receive mail-in absentee ballots.

Persons who qualify to vote an absentee ballot in the November 7 General Election

  • Students, their spouses and dependents residing with them

Voting in the June 27 Runoff

Posted on: Wed, 07/26/2006 - 15:12 By: jdebney

State law prohibits voters from voting in more than one primary election held on the same day. Voters may not vote in both parties' runoffs. Furthermore, voters who voted in one party’s primary are not eligible to vote in the other party’s runoff. However, if you did not vote in either primary, you may vote in either party’s runoff. All South Carolina voters will fall into one of three categories:

  1. Those who voted in the Democratic Primary and are eligible to vote in only the Democratic Runoff.

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