Upcoming Election Dates and Open Seats

Upcoming Election Dates and Open Seats

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Voter Registration Deadlines for the Nov. 7 General Election
To vote in the Nov. 7 General Election, a person must be registered to vote by the deadlines below.

Friday, October 6 - Last day to register to vote in-person (unless county board holds weekend hours)
Sunday, October 8 - Last day to register to vote online, by fax, or by email
Monday, October 9 - Last day to register to vote by mail (must be postmarked by this date)

Early Voting Dates/Times for November 7th General Election
Monday, October 23 - Early voting for General Election begins at county voter registration offices and other early-voting locations.

Early voting hours are 8:30am - 6pm Monday - Friday; Closed Saturdays and Sundays.

Friday, November 3 - Deadline to vote early in person for General Election

General Election Day voting
Tuesday, November 7 - General Election day. Polls open 7am until 7pm

Early Voting Dates/Times for November 21st Runoff Election
Wednesday, November 15 - Early voting for General Election begins at county voter registration offices and other early-voting locations.

Early voting hours are 8:30am - 6pm Wednesday - Friday.

Friday, November 17 - Deadline to vote early in person for Runoff Election

Runoff Election Day voting
Tuesday, November 21 Runoff Election day. Polls open 7am until 7pm,

Races for Lexington Counties

 

Batesburg-Leesville

4 council seats, one each from Districts 2, 4, 6, and 8

Cayce

Mayor and 2 council seats, one each from Districts 2 and 4

Chapin

2 at-large council seats

Gilbert

2 at-large council seats

Irmo

Mayor and 2 at-large council seats

Lexington

Mayor and 3 at-large council seats

Pelion

2 at-large council seats

Pine Ridge

Mayor and 2 at-large council seats

Springdale

3 at-large council seats

Summit

Mayor and 2 at-large council seats

Swansea

2 council seats, one each from Districts 2 and 4

West Columbia

Mayor and 4 council seats, on each from Districts 2, 4, 6, and 8

West Columbia City Council District 7 Special Election

District 7 council seat

 

Races for Richland Counties

Arcadia Lakes

2 at-large Council Seats

Blythewood

Mayor and 2 at-large Council Seats

Columbia

1 at-large Council seat and 2 seats, one each for District 2 and 3

Senate District 19 Special Election Primary  (If necessary) - Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Early voting - October 9-20, 2023
(2-Weeks M-F, 8:30- 5pm, Excluding Holidays)

Deadline for turning in absentee ballot – October 24 – 5 PM

Senate District 19 Special Election Primary Runoff (If necessary) - Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Early voting - November 1-3, 2023
(W-F, 8:30- 5pm, 

Deadline for turning in absentee ballot – November 7 – 5 PM

Senate District 19 Special Election Tuesday, January 2, 2023