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Time off for voting

Time off to vote is subject to the employer. South Carolina state law does not require employers to grant time off to vote for employees.

2014 Important Events Calendar

March 2014 Dates
Filing deadline for primary Ballot accessMarch 30, 2014 -
April 2014 Dates
Deadlineto mail absentee ballots to UOCAVA voters(Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act)April 26, 2014 -
June 2014 Dates
Congressional PrimaryJune 10, 2014
Ballot Request by 5pmJune 10, 2014
Ballot Request by 5pmJune 23, 2014 -
Congressional RunoffJune 24, 2014
July 2014 Dates
Independent Filing deadline for General ElectionJuly 16, 2014 -
October 2014 Dates
Deadlineto register to vote inGeneral ElectionOctober 4, 2014
November 2014 Dates
November General Election DayNovember 4, 2014

How can I find my polling location?

If you do not know where your polling place is,you can use to find your polling place. If you have any issues or questions, please contact your County Clerk

South Carolina: Voting at the Polls on Election Day

Poll Hours: 7:00 AM-7:00 PM

    Voting on Election Day

    • You must have one of the following items to vote on Election Day:
    • Voter Registration Card
    • Driver's License
    • DMV-issued ID Card
    • If you registered to vote by mail, are voting for the first time, and did not submit proof of ID with your application; you may not vote with only your voter registration card. Additional ID, such as a driver's license, will be required

    Polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Anyone in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.

      Failsafe Voting

      • Failsafe voting is designed to allow voters who have moved but failed to update their address to update their address on election day and vote.

      Click here for additional information

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