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Office of Registrations and Elections

Location:
Administration Building
Room 1630
366 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Hours:
8:30 - 5:00
Monday - Friday

Department Head:
Henry Laye
(864) 596-2549 (Phone)
(864) 596-2958 (Fax)
hlaye@spartanburgcounty.org

 

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Office of Registrations and Elections
Mission Statement
The mission of the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Spartanburg County is to ensure every eligible citizen has the opportunity to register to vote; to conduct fair and impartial elections; to ensure that all citizens have the assurance that their votes will count.
 
Effective January 1, 2013 in order to vote in any election, Voters must show ONE of the following Photo IDs at their polling location:
  • S.C. Driver's license
  • ID Card issued by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Federal Military ID
  • U.S. Passport
  • S.C. Voter Registration Card with photo
 
How to Get a Photo ID if you do not already have one of the above :
  • Get a DMV ID card at a local DMV office free of charge. Check with DMV or scdmvonline.com for required documents
  • For first time voter registrations: Get a voter registration card with a photo from your county voter registration and elections office by registering to vote by providing your residential address, mailing address, date of birth and your Social Security Number. You must do this in-person to have your photo made.
  • If you are already registered to vote and do not have one of the above 5 photo IDs, come into the office and simply provide your name, date of birth and last four digits of your SSN.
  • Note: Voter who already possess a current SC driver's license, State issued ID, military ID or passport do not need to get a voter photo registration card.
 
For information pertaining to Voter Registration and Elections, go to: www.state.sc.us/scsec
 
To check on voter turnout and election results please go to:
http://www.scvotes.org
 
General Election Information
  • Statewide Primary - June 10, 2014
  • Statewide Primary Runoff if necessary - June 24, 2014
  • General Election - November 4, 2014
  • In order to vote in either election a US citizen must register to vote no later than 30 days prior to an election
 
Vote Absentee
To request an absentee ballot please call the Registration and Elections Office at 596-2549.

If you have any questions about absentee voting you can email the Registration and Elections Office at VoteAbsentee@spartanburgcounty.org

 
Sample Ballots Now Available
Sample ballots are now available at scVOTES.org. To view sample ballots:
  • Visit scVOTES.org and click on "Get My Sample Ballot" in the MyscVOTES section on the right side of the page.
  • Enter your county, name and date of birth to access your voter registration record.
  • Click "View Sample Ballot".
  • Select a party(primaries only), then click the button to download your ballot.
  • Click "OK" to view a .PDF of your ballot.