How can I vote if I cannot go to the polls on election day?

You or a member of your immediate family may:

  • Call or write the Registration and Election Office to request that an absentee application be mailed to you. A signed application must be received at the office no later than 4 days prior to the election for a ballot to be mailed.
  • You may visit the office in person, complete the application and vote up until 5 pm the day before the election.
  • Complete the Absentee Ballot Application

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1. How can I register to vote in Williamsburg County?
2. What should I do if I register to vote at one of the locations or during a special voter registration drive but never receive a voter registration certification from the Registration Office?
3. What if I forget to update my address prior to the election I want to vote in?
4. What if I move from one county to another within South Carolina during the 30 days prior to an election?
5. How can I find out what precinct and voting districts I am registered in?
6. Do I have to register by party in South Carolina?
7. Does the way I vote in a primary effect the way I must vote in the General Election?
8. What if I will not be 18 years of age until the date of the General Election?
9. I lost my voter registration card, what should I do now?
10. How can I vote if I cannot go to the polls on election day?
11. Do we have "early voting" in South Carolina?
12. Who is eligible to vote by absentee ballot?
13. When can I request an absentee ballot?
14. Can I vote if I am convicted of a felony?
15. Can I register to vote if I am not a U. S. citizen?