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Election 2014 Dates and Links
  • 9/5 – Absentee Voting By Mail
  • 10/23 – Early Voting Begins
  • 11/4 – General Election Day
  • ncsbe.gov
  • 6/10 - S.C. Primary Election
  • 6/24 – SC Primary Runoff (if required)
  • 10/4 – Voter Registration Deadline
  • 11/4 – General Election Day
  • scvotes.org

SC Photo ID Law is in effect

To cast your ballot at a polling location you must have ONE of the following five forms of photo ID:

  1. SC Drivers License
  2. SC ID issued from the DMV
  3. Military ID which also includes a VA benefits ID
  4. US Passport

All of the above must be current and not expired. IF you have one of the above 4 forms of ID you are ready to cast your ballot.

IF you do not have one of the above 4 forms, you will need a voter registration card with your photo. These can be obtained at no charge from the Spartanburg County Voter Registration Office.

If you do not have any of the above listed 5 forms, then you will still be allowed to vote using a paper ballot and signing an affidavit stating a reason why you do not have a photo ID. Remember to update your address if you have moved.

Campaign 2014 Election and Politics
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  • Paul Ryan: "House of Cards" Turned My Stomach

    Paul Ryan: "House of Cards" Turned My Stomach

    Saturday, August 16 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-08-16 19:11:20 GMT
    Netflix's racy political drama "House of Cards" has a lot of fans, even some in Congress, but Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., apparently isn't one of them.
    Netflix's racy political drama "House of Cards" has a lot of fans, even some in Congress, but Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., apparently isn't one of them.
  • Grand Jury Investigation Ends After AG Removes Himself From Speaker Harrell Ethics Case

    Grand Jury Investigation Ends After AG Removes Himself From Speaker Harrell Ethics Case

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-08-16 17:37:10 GMT
    In a release by the Office of the Speaker, AG Wilson removed himself from the case against Speaker Harrell, ending a Grand Jury investigation of a citizen ethics complaint.In a release by the Office of the Speaker, AG Wilson removed himself from the case against Speaker Harrell, ending a Grand Jury investigation of a citizen ethics complaint.
    Attorney General Alan Wilson has removed himself from the case against Speaker Bobby Harrell, ending a Grand Jury Investigation.
    Attorney General Alan Wilson has removed himself from the case against Speaker Bobby Harrell, ending a Grand Jury Investigation.
  • Rick Perry Attorney Predicts Acquittal After TX Governor Indicted On 2 Felony Charges

    Rick Perry Attorney Predicts Acquittal After TX Governor Indicted On 2 Felony Charges

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-08-16 15:02:39 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's state attorney predicts Perry will be cleared of two felony charges handed up late Friday by a Travis County grand jury.
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry's state attorney predicts Perry will be cleared of two felony charges handed up late Friday by a Travis County grand jury.
  • Education to be Big Issue in SC Governor’s Race

    Education to be Big Issue in SC Governor’s Race

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-11 22:24:57 GMT
    As the new school year is about to start in South Carolina, what happens in those schools in the future will be a big issue in the governor's race. Democrat Vincent Sheheen has released a detailed plan to improve South Carolina schools, while Republican Nikki Haley is meeting with teachers, principals, and superintendents to get their input as she formulates her plan.
    As the new school year is about to start in South Carolina, what happens in those schools in the future will be a big issue in the governor's race. Democrat Vincent Sheheen has released a detailed plan to improve South Carolina schools, while Republican Nikki Haley is meeting with teachers, principals, and superintendents to get their input as she formulates her plan.
  • New Standard for Teaching Evolution in SC Gets Approval

    New Standard for Teaching Evolution in SC Gets Approval

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:27:02 GMT
    An education panel discusses the new evolution standard Tuesday.An education panel discusses the new evolution standard Tuesday.
    South Carolina biology teachers would be using a new standard for teaching evolution, after a joint education panel approved a change Tuesday.
    South Carolina biology teachers would be using a new standard for teaching evolution, after a joint education panel approved a change Tuesday.
  • Greenville City Narrows Police Chief Search

    Greenville City Narrows Police Chief Search

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:03:05 GMT
    Greenville City names the finalists for the Chief of Police position.Greenville City names the finalists for the Chief of Police position.
    Greenville City's next Chief of Police will come from one of six candidates and is expected to be announced at the end of this month.
    Greenville City's next Chief of Police will come from one of six candidates and is expected to be announced at the end of this month.
  • Haley Raised Over $5 Million For Re-election Bid

    Haley Raised Over $5 Million For Re-election Bid

    Monday, January 13 2014 6:32 AM EST2014-01-13 11:32:13 GMT
    Gov. Nikki Haley has raised more than $5 million in her bid to win a second term as South Carolina's chief executive, taking in more than $757,000 in the last three months of 2013. Gov. Nikki Haley has raised more than $5 million in her bid to win a second term as South Carolina's chief executive, taking in more than $757,000 in the last three months of 2013.
    Gov. Nikki Haley has raised more than $5 million in her bid to win a second term as South Carolina's chief executive, taking in more than $757,000 in the last three months of 2013.
    Gov. Nikki Haley has raised more than $5 million in her bid to win a second term as South Carolina's chief executive, taking in more than $757,000 in the last three months of 2013.
  • Upstate SC City and County Elections 2013

    Upstate SC City and County Elections 2013

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 5:41 PM EST2013-11-05 22:41:58 GMT
    View municipal and county election for Upstate SC races.
    View municipal and county election for Upstate SC races.
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