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Voter Information for College Students--- Get Registered to Vote

Joan Dehne

Important voter registration information for college students! Follow the link above to get registered to vote.

Who Can Register?

In order to vote, South Carolina law requires one must first register to vote at least 30 days prior to the election. To be eligible to register in South Carolina you MUST:

?be a United States citizen -be at least eighteen years old on or before the next election
?be a resident of South Carolina, this county and precinct
?not be under a court order declaring you mentally incompetent
?not be confined in any public prison resulting from a conviction of a crime
?have never been convicted of a felony or offense against the election laws OR if previously convicted, have served the entire sentence, including probation or parole, or have received a pardon for the conviction.

There is no length of residency requirement in South Carolina in order to register to vote. You can register at any time.

(listed on your Voter Registration Card)
South Carolina requires a photo ID when you go to vote. Any on the following will qualify:

?S.C. Driver's License
?ID Card issued by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles

(Note: The address on your driver?s license or DMV ID does not have to match the address on your voter registration card.)

?S.C. Voter Registration Card with Photo
?Federal Military ID
?U.S. Passport

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