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Plan your midterm vote

You have 56 days left to register to vote. There are 84 days until the election.

Key Dates
  • Oct. 07
    Deadline to register in person
  • Oct. 09
    Deadline to register online
  • Oct. 11
    Deadline to register by mail
  • Oct. 25
    First day to vote early in person
  • Oct. 28
    Deadline to request a mail-in ballot
  • Nov. 04
    Last day to vote early in person
  • Nov. 08
    Deadline to mail ballot by
  • Nov. 08
    Election Day
Key Info
  • There are major rule changes in South Carolina since 2020. See the changes.
  • You can't vote by mail without an excuse
  • You can vote in person before Election Day through early voting only
  • Yes. Photo ID is required. Voters who do not present valid ID are allowed to cast a provisional ballot, but must provide valid ID to their county voter registration and elections office at a later date in order for their ballot to be counted. Voters who have a reasonable impediment to obtain photo ID can sign an affidavit attesting to that fact and cast a ballot. Valid forms of ID are listed here

How South Carolina voted in past presidential elections

2020 Presidential Results
  • R
    Donald
    TrumpWinner
    55.1%
  • D
    Joe
    Biden
    43.4%
2020 Exit Polls

Summary of 2020 Exit Poll data that shows the proportion of how different groups voted.

Men
Men: Democrats41%Men: republicans57%
Women
Women: Democrats45%Women: republicans53%
White
White: Democrats26%White: republicans73%
Black
Black: Democrats90%Black: republicans7%
Hispanic /Latino
Not enough data
Asian
Not enough data
College Graduate
College Graduate: Democrats43%College Graduate: republicans55%
No College degree
No College Degree: Democrats43%No College Degree: republicans55%
2016 Presidential Results
  • R
    Donald
    TrumpWinner
    54.9%
  • D
    Hillary
    Clinton
    40.7%
2016 Exit Polls

Summary of 2016 Exit Poll data that shows the proportion of how different groups voted.

Men
Men: Democrats35%Men: republicans59%
Women
Women: Democrats45%Women: republicans51%
White
White: Democrats24%White: republicans70%
Black
Black: Democrats94%Black: republicans4%
Hispanic /Latino
Not enough data
Asian
Not enough data
College Graduate
College Graduate: Democrats43%College Graduate: republicans52%
No College degree
No College Degree: Democrats36%No College Degree: republicans58%