Your voice is your vote.

Your voice is your vote.

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VOTE411.org

VOTE411.org is your source for info about your candidates and ballot questions! Enter your address in the bottom-left corner of the page to find your polling place, build your ballot with our online Voter Guide, and much more.

With our Voter Guide, you can see the races on your ballot, compare candidates' positions side-by-side, and print out a "ballot" indicating your preferences as a reminder and take it with you to the polls on Election Day. Candidates often respond to League questions at different rates, so check back periodically during the election season. 

Plus you can access:

  • voter registration forms and deadlines
  • voter qualification dates and ID requirements
  • absentee ballot information
  • absentee qualifications and in-person voting options
  • tools for overseas voters
  • contact information for your election officials „
  • wording of referendums and ballot questions, as applicable

How do you find and use VOTE411.org? It's easy. Enter your address into the VOTE411 box in the left column of this website, then get started. Importantly, get ready to vote! 

Absentee Voting

16 reasons to vote absentee in SC. See VOTE411.org

Working? Out of town? At school? Caregiver role? Illness? Age 65+? Might not make it the polls? Don't chance it. Request your ballot by applying online or by phone. Your ballot will be mailed to you. You can also go to the Board of Elections office near you to apply for a ballot and vote on the same day. 

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Beaufort County Board of Elections 

The Beaufort County Board of Elections includes the main office in Beaufort (15 Galt Drive, Beaufort) and a Bluffton Satellite office located at 61-B, Ulmer Road, in Bluffton. Residents may use either of these locations to register, vote by absentee, or receive voting/election information. 
 

Office Hours

  • From September 4-November 21, the Bluffton Satellite office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed for lunch from 1-2 p.m.). 
  • Full service is available at the main office located at 15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, SC  (Open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,  except during Beaufort County Council Government recognized holidays) 

 Directions to the Bluffton Satellite Office

  • To get to the Bluffton Office from Hilton Head, take 278 W. Turn left onto Burnt Church Road, and then turn left onto Ulmer Rd.
  • From points west, take 278 E or May River Rd/SC-46 (continue straight on Bruin at Nickle Pumpers) to Burnt Church. Turn right onto Burnt Church Rd. and then make a left turn onto Ulmer Rd. (If you reach Alljoy Rd. you have gone too far).

If you have any questions, please call the Beaufort County Board of Elections at 843-255-6900.

Sources of Voter Information

http://www.scvotes.org - Check your voter registration polling place or get election dates.  Also good reminders about what you must bring to the polls the first time you vote in South Carolina.

Particularly for Young Adults, General

http://www.rockthevote.com - Find information on youth and young adult activities, links to how to register, and information on voting as a student in your college town.

League of Women Voters of the US, National Information

http://www.lwv.org - League of Women Voters national website; nonpartisan political information

Help Register Voters

Voter registration spring 2018 Voter registration is an ongoing priority. The League always needs volunteers! Contact Ruth Wilwerding