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Horry County Registration & Election to Open on Saturday, February 13

On February 8, 2016 in General, voting

Conway, South Carolina –Horry County Registration and Elections will be open Saturday, February 13, 2016, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. to allow for absentee voting.  The date for the Republican Presidential Preference Primary Election is Saturday, February 20, and the Democrat Presidential Preference Primary Election is Saturday, February 27.  To view the list of candidates for these elections, please visit www.scvotes.org.

Voters may participate in only ONE presidential primary.  The last day to vote absentee for the Republican Presidential Preference Primary Election is February 19, 2016, and the last day to vote absentee for the Democrat Presidential Preference Primary Election is February, 26, 2016.

The polling place locations for some precincts may be combined with others for the primaries as allowed by law.  Polls will open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and registered voters waiting in line at 7 p.m. will still be allowed to vote. The primaries will be held under the rules for providing Photo ID at the polling place. Voters will be asked to provide one of the following Photo IDs at their polling place:

  • SC Driver’s License
  • ID Card issued by SC Department of Motor Vehicles
  • SC Voter Registration Card with photo
  • Federal Military ID
  • US Passport

Curbside voting is also available for any voter, because of a physical handicap or aged 65 or older who cannot enter the polling place may vote outside of the polling place in their car.

Voters are encouraged to check their voter registration information prior to Election Day. If your voter registration information has changed (name, address, etc.), and you still live within Horry County, go to www.scvotes.org or call Horry County Registration & Election at 843-915-5440 and update your information no later than 12 February 2016.

Unofficial results from Horry County and for all counties in South Carolina, will be posted on www.scvotes.org.  The polls will close at 7 p.m. and the results will then be tallied.

For more information on the Presidential Preference Primaries, please call Horry County Registration & Elections at (843) 915-5440.




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