The South Carolina primary election is on June 9, 2020, and it’s more important than ever that you use your voice and vote.
If you’re confused about what you’re voting for, who to vote for, or where to even start, we’re here to help.
First, make sure you’re registered to vote. Once you’re registered, there are three different ways to vote:
- Request absentee ballot and mail it in. For the ballot to count, the voter registration office must receive it no later than 7:00 pm on June 9.
- Request absentee ballot and drop it off in person. You can do this up until 5 pm on June 8.
- Vote on June 9 in person. You can check your polling place at SC Votes.
What positions will you be voting for on June 9?
Depending on your county, you will be voting for:
- State House of Representatives
- U.S. House of Representatives
- State Senate
- U.S. Senate
- County Council
Your elected officials will be the people who represent your interests on issues such as education, law enforcement, medical marijuana, Santee Cooper, offshore drilling, and many others at the local, state, and federal levels of government.
To find out who you can vote for in your district, you can visit Ballotpedia for a sample ballot.