South Carolina Election Dates and Deadlines

Welcome to the South Carolina Election Dates and Deadlines listing from U.S. Vote Foundation.

Here you can find out when South Carolina elections will be held at the local, state and federal election level. There are many different deadlines associated with South Carolina elections, such as voter registration deadlines, absentee ballot request and ballot return deadlines, date ranges for early voting, and in-person voting options. No matter the type of election, or whether you are voting at home or voting from abroad, this service will provide you with comprehensive election dates and deadlines for your voting state of South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal and State Elections

Sat Feb 24, 2024 - South Carolina Republican Presidential Primary

Voter Registration Deadline

Submitted by
Thu Jan 25, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

  • Received by
    Tue Feb 13, 2024 5:00PM EST
  • Emergency Ballot Period
    From Tue Feb 20, 2024 to Sat Feb 24, 2024

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Received by
Sat Feb 24, 2024

Early Voting Available

Early Voting
From Mon Feb 12, 2024 to Thu Feb 22, 2024

Tue Jun 11, 2024 - South Carolina State Primary

Voter Registration Deadline

  • In-Person Request by
    Fri May 10, 2024
  • Email, Online or Fax by
    Sun May 12, 2024
  • Postmarked by
    Mon May 13, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

  • Received by
    Fri May 31, 2024 5:00PM EDT
  • Emergency Ballot Period
    From Fri Jun 7, 2024 to Tue Jun 11, 2024

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Received by
Tue Jun 11, 2024

Early Voting Available

Early Voting
From Tue May 28, 2024 to Fri Jun 7, 2024

South Carolina Local Elections

There are currently no upcoming local elections identified for this state.

South Carolina Federal and State Elections

Sat Feb 24, 2024 - South Carolina Republican Presidential Primary

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Email or Fax by
    Thu Jan 25, 2024
  • Postmarked by
    Thu Jan 25, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Received by
Sat Feb 24, 2024 7:00PM EST

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Email, Online or Fax by
    Sat Feb 24, 2024
  • In the Mail by

    Overseas and Military ballot sent by mail must be received by Feb 28, 2024.


    Sat Feb 24, 2024

Tue Jun 11, 2024 - South Carolina State Primary

Voter Registration Deadline

  • Email, Online or Fax by
    Sun May 12, 2024
  • Postmarked by
    Mon May 13, 2024

Absentee Ballot Request Deadline

Submitted by
Tue Jun 11, 2024 7:00PM EDT

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

  • Email or Fax by
    Tue Jun 11, 2024
  • In the Mail by

    Overseas and Military ballot sent by mail must be received by June 15,, 2024


    Wed Jun 12, 2024 5:00PM

South Carolina Local Elections

There are currently no upcoming local elections identified for this state.

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