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RESOURCES

Volunteer with the Spartanburg County Democratic Party!

 

We need phone bankers, canvassers, outreach volunteers, poll watchers, precinct captains, and folks to register voters from August - November.  Register at https://bit.ly/22DemVolunteer.

 

Election Day: November 8th

 

Early Voting Spartanburg County will open the following locations for Early Voting for the November General Election from 8:30 AM to 6 PM October 24 - October 29 and October 31 - November 1. 

 

  • Spartanburg County Voter Registration Office – Conference Room 6 – Spartanburg County Admin Building, 366 N Church St. Spartanburg, SC 29303 

  • Boiling Springs Library – 871 Double Bridge Rd. Boiling Springs, SC 29316 

  • Woodruff Library – 270 E. Hayne St. Woodruff, SC 29388

Know Your Candidates 

 
US SENATE SEAT 2

Rep. Krystle Matthews

GOVERNOR

Joe Cunningham

SECRETARY OF STATE

Peggy Butler

SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION

Lisa Ellis

Absentee Voting By Mail 

WHAT? 

There will be no in-person excused absentee voting, but excused absentee voting by mail (or by personal delivery, by an immediate family member, or by an authorized representative) will continue. 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? 

Excused absentee voting by mail will be open to:

• Voters with disabilities, 

• Those 65 or over, 

• Members of the Armed Forces or Merchant Marine and their families residing with them, and 

• Voters admitted to the hospital on an emergency basis within four days of Election Day. 

Others who may vote by mail are those who are unable to vote in person during both the two-week early in-person voting period and Election Day due to the following:

• Employment

• Caretaking responsibilities

• Incarceration

• Other absence from the county of primary residence.

REQUESTING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT

No one may request absentee ballots for more than 

5 persons, in addition to themselves.

A person who makes a request for an application to vote by absentee ballot, either for themself or on behalf of another elector as permitted by this section, must provide the following:

For the elector for whom the request is being made, the elector’s: 

• Name 

• Date of birth 

• Last four digits of their social security number

Campaign volunteers, along with employees, are excluded from those who can serve as authorized representatives.

 

WHO CAN WITNESS AN ABSENTEE BALLOT? 

Witnesses must be at least 18 years of age. Effective for the November general election, the witness must provide a printed name and address as well as a signature.

DELIVERING SOMEONE’S COMPLETED ABSENTEE BALLOT 

Authorized representatives or immediate family members of voters must show drivers license/voter registration 

from a list of government-issued photo IDs when returning a completed ballot. The ID will be recorded 

by election officials.

Resources & Links 

Democratic Party Organizations


The Democratic Party


South Carolina Democratic Party


South Carolina Democratic Party Rules


South Carolina House Democratic Caucus


South Carolina Senate Democratic Caucus

South Carolina Democratic Women’s Council

Information for Voters

SC Election Commission for election results, voter registration information, precinct locations, and other voter-related information


SC Legislature Online for details on bills and SC laws, including voting history


US House Online for details on US House bills and Representatives’ voting histories


US Senate Online for details on the US Senate, including active bills and voting histories

 

Information for Candidates

U.S. Elections for a directory of South Carolina elections, candidates, and primary and general election races.


South Carolina Election Commission for information regarding photo ID requirements, voter registration, precinct locations, and how to get on the ballot.


sc-elections SCIWAY for information about all SC legislature seats, federal races, and many county elections.

 

Additional Links

League of Women Voters of South Carolina