Elections and Voter Registration
Location: 303 North Hazard Street, Georgetown, S.C. 29440
Phone: (843) 545-3339
Fax: (843) 545-3342
Email: Voters Registration
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, (except for legal holidays)
Mailing Address: 303 North Hazard Street, Georgetown, S.C. 29440
February 20, 2016 (Saturday) - Republican Presidential Preference Primary
February 27, 2016 (Saturday) - Democratic Presidential Preference Primary
June 14, 2016 - Democratic and Republican Primaries
June 28, 2016 - Runoffs - (If Necessary) Democratic and Republican Primaries
November 8, 2016 - General Election
Filing for partisan offices:
Opens: Noon - Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Closes: Noon - Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Filing for Non-Partisan School Board Seats: 01, 03, 04, 05, and 06
Opens: Noon - Monday, August 01, 2016
Closes: Noon - Monday, August 15, 2016
Sample ballots are now available to voters at scVOTES.org. Visit scVOTES.org and click on "Get My Sample Ballot" in the MyscVOTES Section on the right side of the page.
- Enter your county, name, and date of birth to access your voter registration record.
- Click "View Sample Ballot".
- Select a party (primaries only), then click the button to download your ballot.
- Click "OK" to view a .pdf of your ballot.
What You Need to Know
To vote in ANY election you must be registered 30 days prior to that election. Once you are registered, there is no need to re-register, but please keep your information up to date to avoid issues on Election Day at your polling place.
If you have never been registered in GEORGETOWN COUNTY before, use the button on the left to check your information or contact our office.
If you are registered in another county, you WILL need to register in our county in order to vote.
Call now to request an absentee ballot if you can’t go to the polls on Election Day, or use the new "button" request on the left!
Change form (to update your information; use only if you are already registered in Georgetown County).
To contact the local parties call:
Democratic Party — Dedric Bonds (843) 318-8264
Republican Party — Randy Hollister, (843) 527-3209
To successfully administer all federal, state and local elections held within Georgetown County and provide all residents a chance to register and vote.
The office provides information concerning absentee applications, registration deadlines, change of address forms, voting locations, precinct names and information for all federal, state, and local elections held within Georgetown County.
Information for Voters:
Please be prepared (educate yourself before you go to vote) and please be patient.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Curbside voting is available for those who are not able to go inside their polling location.
ID is required for voting (choose one of the following):
- Drivers license – SC
- DMV-issued photo ID – SC
- Voter registration card with photo
- Miliary photo ID
- US passport
If you registered through the mail and did not provide your ID, you will have to provide it at the polls; if you use your voter registration card, you will need one additional form of ID:
- a current and valid photo identification OR
- a current bank Statement – with name and address.
- a current utility Bill – with name and address.
- a current paycheck – with name and address.
- a current government check – with name and address.
- a current government document – with name and address (voter registration card does not count).
No campaign materials are allowed within 200 ft of voting precinct or inside the precinct; this includes button, hats, T-shirts, bumper stickers, etc.
If a voter needs assistance at the polls, the voter must ask for the assistance, and must qualify for this assistance.
If you registered at the DMV, and have not gotten a voter registration card, please call our office to make sure you are truly registered.