Press Releases

December 10, 2018 - SEC Seeks New Statewide Voting System Solution

November 2, 2018 - Absentee Sets Record for Midterm, County Offices Open Saturday for Absentee Voting

October 25, 2018 - 2018 General Election FAQs

October 12, 2018 - Absentee Voting Underway for 2018 General Election

October 8, 2018 - SEC Mails to Unregistered Citizens, Urges Them to Register by Oct. 17

October 2, 2018 - Voter Registration Deadline Extended to October 17

September 23, 2018 - National Voter Registration Day is September 25

August 23, 2018 - Securing South Carolina Elections

August 16, 2018 - 2018 Constitutional Amendment Question

August 8, 2018 - SEC Holds Election Security and Technology Workshop

June 20, 2018 - Know the Rules for Voting in the June 26 Primary Runoffs

June 6, 2018 - 2018 Primary FAQs

May 23, 2018 - Voters Cast Absentee Ballots for June Primaries

May 9, 2018 - Voters Must Register by May 13 to Vote in Statewide Primaries

April 27, 2018 - May is Voter Education Month

September 25, 2017 - National Voter Registration Day is September 26

July 6, 2017 - Statement Regarding PACEI Request for SC Voter Data

November 3, 2017 - 2016 General Election FAQs

October 26, 2016 - Time is Running Short for Absentee by Mail Voters

October 21, 2016 - Counties Open Satellite Absentee Offices, Open Additional Hours

October 10, 2016 - Deadline to Mail Voter Registration Applications is Tuesday, October 11

October 6, 2016 - Voter Registration Deadlines Extended

October 4, 2016 - Voters Must Register by Saturday to Vote in the General Election

September 21, 2016 - SEC Urges Voters to Prepare for November 8 General Election

June 17, 2016 - SEC Orders Recounts & Runoffs

June 7, 2016 - 2016 Statewide Primaries FAQs

May 5, 2016 - South Carolina Surpasses 3 Million Registered Voters

March 16, 2016 - 2016 Candidate Filing Period Opens

February 23, 2016 - Photo ID in SC: What Voters Need to Know

February 16, 2016 - 2016 Presidential Primary FAQs

February 3, 2016 - Absentee Voting Underway for Presidential Primaries

January 26, 2016 - Register by Wednesday to be Eligible for Democratic PPP

January 19, 2016 - Voter Registration Deadlines for PPP Fast Approaching

October 14, 2015 - SEC Moving to 1122 Lady Street

September 18, 2015 - National Voter Registration Day is September 22

October 28, 2014 - SEC Reminds Voters of Absentee Deadlines

October 9, 2014 - Absentee Voting Underway for General Election

September 30, 2014 - October 4 Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

September 18, 2014 - National Voter Registration Day is September 23

May 29, 2014 - Absentee Deadlines Fast Approaching

May 23, 2014 - Absentee Voting for June Primaries Underway

May 5, 2014 - May 10 Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

April 30, 2014 - May is Voter Education Month

March 17, 2014 - 2014 Candidate Filing Period Opens

October 29, 2013 - New Photo ID Requirements - What Voters in November 5th Elections Need to Know

May 6, 2013 - Photo ID - What U.S. House District 1 Voters Need to Know

March 13, 2013 - Photo ID (US House 1)

March 12, 2013 - Absentee Deadlines (US House 1)

November 6, 2012 - SEC Expects Turnout to Approach Record

October 31, 2012 - Absentee Deadlines Fast Approaching

October 3, 2012 - Thousands Register Online as October 6 Deadline Approaches

October 2, 2012 - South Carolina Launches Online Voter Registration System

September 6, 2012 - September is Voter Education Month

June 22, 2012 - Democratic Runoff Tuesday in Seventh Congressional District

May 31, 2012 - Deadlines Approach for Absentee Voting

May 17, 2012 - Primary Ballots Set, Candidates May Not Be Added

May 2, 2012 - Voter Registration Deadline for Primaries Approaches

February 23, 2012 - SEC Releases Findings on "Dead Voters" Investigation

January 25, 2012 - SEC Executive Director Testifies on "Dead Voters" Claim

January 21, 2012 - Turnout Reports Vary Across South Carolina

December 23, 2011 - New Photo ID Requirements Blocked by DOJ, Rules for Voting Do Not Change

December 19, 2011 - December 21st Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

November 2, 2010 - Reports Indicate Heavy Voter Turnout Across South Carolina

November 2, 2010 - Election Day Voting Underway, Many Precincts Report Heavy Turnout

October 28, 2010 - General Election FAQs

October 27, 2010 - Only Days Left to Vote Absentee

October 20, 2010 - Absentee Voting Deadlines Approach

September 24, 2010 - October 2nd Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

August 30, 2010 - September is Voter Education Month

June 25, 2010- SEC Orders Recount for Republican U.S. House District 6 Runoff

June 22, 2010 - Reports Indicate Light Turnout in Most Areas

June 15, 2010 - Statement Regarding June 22nd Primary Runoffs

June 14, 2010 - Time is Short to Vote Absentee in Runoffs

June 8, 2010 - Early Reports Indicate Moderate Turnout

June 4, 2010 - 2010 Primary FAQs

June 2, 2010 -  Only Days Left to Vote Absentee in Primaries

May 20, 2010 - Deadline Approaches for Absentee Voting in Primaries

May 3, 2010 - May 8th Voter Registration Deadline Approaches

April 8, 2010 - Voters Encouraged to Register, Update Information Prior to Primaries

March 17, 2010 - Voter Registration Underway for Some 17-Year-Olds