The Democratic and Republican parties will both hold primaries on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Any necessary runoffs will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2022.
Any person wishing to vote in the primaries and runoffs must register no later than Sunday, May 15, 2022. Voter registration forms received by mail will be accepted if postmarked by Monday, May 16, 2022. Beginning Monday, May 16, 2022, the county voter registration and elections office will be open for in-person absentee voting during regular business hours and on Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Voters will be asked to provide one of the following Photo IDs at their polling place:
S.C. Driver’s License
ID Card issued by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles
S.C. Voter Registration Card with Photo
Federal Military ID
Voters should remember to bring one of these IDs with them to the polling place. Voters without Photo ID can get one free of charge from their county voter registration office or the Department of Motor Vehicles. Voters who encounter an obstacle to getting a Photo ID should bring their paper voter registration card without a photo to their polling place. These voters can then sign an affidavit swearing to their identity and to their obstacle to obtaining a Photo ID and vote a provisional ballot. This ballot will count unless the county board of voter registration and elections has grounds to believe the affidavit is false. For more information on Photo ID, visit scVOTES.gov or contact your county board of voter registration and elections.
At 9:00 a.m. on the day of the primaries and the day of any necessary runoffs, the county board of voter registration and elections will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at Anderson County Registration and Elections office, 301 N Main Street in Anderson, SC 29621. 864-260-4035.
At 9:30 am on Thursday, June 16, 2022, the county board of canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots cast in the primaries. At 9:30 am on Thursday, June 30, the county board of canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots cast in any necessary runoffs. These hearings will be held at Anderson County Registration and Elections office, 301 N Main Street in Anderson, SC 29621.
Precincts and polling places will be open during the primaries and runoffs from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Polling places are subject to change under certain conditions. Voters can check their assigned polling place at scVOTES.gov before going to the polls on election day.