Many South Carolinians can avoid the lines and vote absentee for the June 12th Republican Primary, including any voter over the age of 65.
Others who may vote absentee include members of the military, those who will not be in their county on Election Day due to vacation or work obligations, or those caring for a sick or physically disabled person. More information is available below.
VOTE EARLY IN PERSON
Don’t delay – vote for Henry McMaster today! Registered voters can vote early by visiting their county election office and casting their ballot in the Republican Primary. Complete the form below to know where your voter registration office is located. You may vote absentee in person until 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election.
VOTE EARLY BY MAIL
Avoid the lines and vote for Henry McMaster without leaving your home! You can print an absentee ballot application at home and mail it to the voter registration office today. Once you receive your absentee ballot in the mail, mark your votes and mail it back.
Persons qualified to vote by absentee ballot:
- 1. Persons sixty-five years of age or older
- 2. Persons who plan to be on vacation outside their county of residence on Election Day
- 3. Persons who for reasons of employment will not be able to vote on Election Day
- 4. Persons who are physically disabled
- 5. Persons attending sick or physically disabled persons
- 6. Government employees serving outside their county of residence on Election Day and their spouses and dependents residing with them
- 7. Overseas Citizens
- 8. Members of the Armed Forces or Merchant Marine serving outside their county of residence and their spouses and dependents residing with them
- 9. Persons serving with the American Red Cross or with the United Service Organizations (USO) who are attached to and serving with the Armed Forces outside their county of residence and their spouses and dependents residing with them
- 10. Students attending school outside their county of residence and their spouses and dependents residing with them
- 11. Persons serving as a juror in state or federal court on Election Day
- 12. Persons admitted to the hospital as emergency patients on Election Day or within a four-day period before the election
- 13. Persons with a death or funeral in the family within three days before the election
- 14. Persons confined to a jail or pre-trial facility pending disposition of arrest or trial
- 15. Certified poll watchers, poll managers, and county election officials working on Election Day