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Horry County Registration & Elections Rescan Absentee Ballots

Conway, South Carolina-Due to a data transfer issue related to the scanning of a portion of absentee ballots, the South Carolina Election Commission (SEC) is requiring Horry County Registration & Elections to rescan the ballots. ES&S, the scanning equipment manufacturer, is on-hand to assist with the procedure which began this morning around 10 a.m. Registration & Elections wants all voters to know that this will not impact their absentee ballots in any way.

The Horry County Board of Voter’s Registration and Elections will meet Friday, November 6, 2020, at 10 a.m. to certify election results.

For questions or concerns, please contact Horry County Registration & Elections at (843) 915-5440.

 



Horry County To Open Three Additional Locations for Absentee Voting

Conway, South Carolina (August 26, 2020)—In anticipation of the increased number of citizens expected to vote absentee, Horry County Voter’s Registration & Elections will set up voting sites at the North Strand Recreation Center, the South Strand Recreation Center and the Carolina Forest Library, October 5, 2020, to November 2, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Voters who prefer to vote absentee in person will enter the facility, complete the provided absentee voting application, and then vote. If voting absentee in person, voters are urged to visit www.scvotes.gov to ensure that their information is correct prior to arrival. If the information has changed or is otherwise incorrect, voters will be directed to the Horry County Registration & Elections office located at 1515 4th Avenue in Conway. Additionally, absentee in person voters will need to have proper identification. Voters are encouraged to be patient as safety protocols may cause the process to be slightly slower.

Voters who were mailed absentee ballots may utilize the drop box to securely drop off their absentee ballots (a drop box is also available at the Voter’s Registration & Elections office in Conway.)

For more information, visit scvotes.gov or contact the Horry County Voter's Registration & Elections at (843) 915-5440.



Horry County Voter's Registration & Elections to Conduct Scanner Test for August Election

The Horry County Board of Registration and Elections will conduct a routine test of the scanner which will be used to count absentee ballots on Election Day, August 18, 2020. The test will be held Friday, August 14, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. at the Horry County Registration & Elections Office located at 1515 4th Avenue in Conway.

For more information, contact Horry County Registration & Elections at (843) 915-5440.



South Carolina House Seat 107 Filing To Open July 28, 2020

Horry County Registration and Elections would like to remind interested candidates that filing for South Carolina House of Representatives Seat 107 will open Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at noon through Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at noon. The Horry County Registration & Elections Office filing hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The fee to file is $208. Interested candidates can either file at the Horry County Voter’s Registrations & Elections Office located at 1515 4th Avenue in Conway or with the South Carolina Elections Commission.

Registered voters are reminded that the election date for the South Carolina House of Representatives Seat 107 will be Tuesday, August 18, 2020, and a runoff, if necessary, will be Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Contact the Horry County Voter’s Registration & Elections Office at (843) 915-5440 for more information.



Horry County Board of Registration & Elections to Conduct Scanner Test

The Horry County Board of Registration and Elections will conduct a routine test of the tabulator and scanner which will be used to count absentee ballots on Election Day, February 29, 2020. The test will be held Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. at the Horry County Registration & Elections Office located at 1515 4th Avenue in Conway.

For more information, contact Horry County Registration & Elections at (843) 915-5440.



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