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) 524-0617


Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Email us at voter@bcgov.net 

Satellite Office:
61-B Ulmer Road
Bluffton, SC  29910
Voice(843) 255-6940
Hours: 9 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm
Open: (Wednesdays Only)  February 1, 2017 - Until Further Notice

 

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



NEWS:

In Person Absentee Voting for School Board District 3 Special Election

The Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County In-Person Absentee Voting is open for the March 28, 2017 School Board District 3 Special Election.

 

* Only voters who reside in School Board District 3 may vote in the Special Election. *

 

The Beaufort Office, located at 15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, SC, will be open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm for In-Person Absentee Voting for the March 28, 2017 School Board District 3 Special Election.

The Bluffton office, located at 61-B Ulmer Road, Bluffton, SC, will be open on Wednesdays only from 9 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm for In-Person Absentee Voting for the March 28, 2017 School Board District 3 Special Election.

The last day of in-person absentee voting is on Monday, March 27, 2017.  The absentee polling locations will be open from 9 am to 5 pm in Beaufort and 9 am to 4 pm in Bluffton.


Interested in working the polls for the first-time?  Attend a New Poll Manager Training!

The Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County will be conducting New Poll Manager training. All persons interested in working the polls for the first time, may enroll in one of these free sessions.

All of the training sessions will be conducted at the Beaufort Voter Registration and Elections Office, located at 15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, SC  29906.

The dates and times are as follows:

 

Date

Time

Thursday, April 13, 2017

    4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday, June 8, 2017

    4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday, August 19, 2017

  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturday, October 14, 2017

  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Thursday, December 7, 2017

    2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The sessions will last approximately 4 hours. It is also recommended that you bring a snack to eat/drink during short breaks.  

To register for the training, please call 843-255-6900 or send an email to include the preferred date of the training you wish to attend and a phone number where you can be reached during the day to: voter@bcgov.net.

 

Thank you for your interest in serving the citizens of Beaufort County. 


UPCOMING ELECTIONS:




Last Day to Register to Vote:  Friday, February 24,2017

Absentee Precinct Opens March 6, 2017
Beaufort Absentee Voting Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm
Bluffton Absentee Voting Hours: Wednesdays ONLY 9 am - 1 pm & 2 pm - 4 pm

Last Day to Vote Absentee:  Monday, March 27, 2017


Election Day:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017







Filing Opens:  Friday, March 10, 2017 Noon
Filing Closes:  Monday, March 20, 2017 Noon
Write-In Filing Closes:  Monday, April 3, 2017
Last Day to Register to Vote:  Friday, April 14,2017

Election Day:  Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Now in Effect -- New Photo ID Requirements!

New voter photo identification requirements are in effect.  Please have one of these five photo IDs ready to vote:

  • 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

Click here to learn more!


 

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