Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County

PUTTING THE VOTER FIRST!

We manage registration of Beaufort County voters and administer elections in a manner that instills confidence in electors that they are actively participating in a fundamental component of representative democracy.


Main Office:
15 John Galt Rd, Beaufort, SC 29906  
Voice:  (843) 255-6900  Fax:  (843) 255-9429
Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm 
Email us at voter@bcgov.net for voting questions or     request absentee email us at absentee@bcgov.net 

Satellite Office:
61 Ulmer RoadBluffton, SC  29910
Voice(843) 255-6940
Hours:  Monday - Friday, 9 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 4 pm January 7 - March 8

             

 

Mailing Address (all correspondence should be sent to this address):
Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County
P.O. Drawer 1228
Beaufort, SC  29901-1228


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS
HILTON HEAD WARD 6 SPECIAL ELECTION


Applications for By Mail Absentee can be requested by email!

absentee@bcgov.net

When asking for an absentee application by email, please provide the following information:

  • Name

  • Physical Address

  • Mailing Address (if different from physical)

  • Date of Birth or Voter Registration Number

  • Phone Number (Only used for additional contact)

  • How you would like to receive the absentee application (email, fax, mail)

Once the information is provided an absentee application can then be emailed, faxed or mailed to you, by whichever method you prefer!

The contact email for absentee requests or questions is absentee@bcgov.net.

Please note this is only for the absentee application.  The ballot cannot be emailed or faxed unless you are active duty military (spouses and dependants can also apply) or overseas citizens.  Overseas citizens are defined as persons who are overseas because of their job, Red Cross, or living overseas.  Going on vacation or being on a cruise does not count as being overseas.


South Carolina Election Commission Celebrates 50 Years!

Beginning January 1, the South Carolina State Election Commission (SEC) will be celebrating 50 years of ensuring every eligible citizen has the opportunity to register to vote, participate in fair and impartial elections, and have the assurance that their votes will count. That commitment began on January 1, 1969, when the SEC was formed by the General Assembly as an independent state agency charged with overseeing South Carolina’s elections.

After  25 General Elections and more than 12,000 other state and local elections ...  [read more]


UPCOMING ELECTIONS:

February 19, 2019 -- Town of Hilton Head Island Ward 6 Special Election

Canvass Hearing: Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County

15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, SC, 29906
February 21, 2019 at 10:00 am


March 5, 2019 -- Town of Hilton Head Island Ward 6 Special Election RUN-OFF [IF NECESSARY]

Canvass Hearing: Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County
15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, SC, 29906
March 7, 2019 at 10:00 am


November 5, 2019 --
Town of Bluffton Municipal Election
Town of Port Royal Municipal Election

Filing Date, Time and Location: To Be Announced

Last Day to Register to Vote:
In-Person:
October 4, 2019 before 5 pm
Online/Email/Fax:
October 5, 2019 by 11:59 pm
Mail:
Must be Postmarked  October 6, 2019

Canvass Hearings:
(Located at the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County Office, 15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, SC 29906)

Town of Port Royal:   November 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

Town of Bluffton:    November 7, 2019 at10:30 am


NOT SURE WHAT YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION NUMBER IS... OR IF YOU ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE?
WANT TO KNOW WHERE TO VOTE?

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Photo ID Requirements

When going to the polls to vote, please have one of these five photo IDs ready:

                      • S.C. Driver's License
                      • ID Card issued by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles
                      • S.C. Voter Registration Card with Photo
                      • Federal Military ID
                      • U.S. Passport

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