COLUMBIA, SC (May 19, 2016) - Absentee voting for the Statewide Primaries is underway at county elections offices throughout the state. As of today, approximately 22,000 absentee ballots have been issued statewide. In comparison, approximately 25,000 absentee ballots were cast in the 2012 Statewide Primaries (the last comparable statewide primary).
Absentee voters should be aware of the following procedures and deadlines:
Qualified voters (reasons listed below) may vote absentee in person or by mail:
In Person - Visit your county elections office, complete an application, and cast your ballot. You may vote absentee in person up until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 13.
By Mail -
Step 1: Get an absentee application in one of two ways: