Voter Registration now open for absentee ballots


The Clarendon County Voter Registration Office, 411 Sunset Drive in Manning, is now open for absentee voting. Hour are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To vote absentee, you must be a registered voter and meet one of the following criteria:

Students, their spouses and dependents residing with them;

Members of the Armed Forces, Merchant Marines, Red Cross, USO, government employees, their spouses and dependents residing with them;

Overseas citizens;

For reasons of employment will not be able to vote on election day;

Physically disabled persons;

Persons on vacation;

Persons age 65 or older;

Persons admitted to the hospital as emergency patients on day of election or at least four days prior to the election;

Electors with a death or funeral in the family within 3 days before the election;

Persons confined to a jail or pre-trial facility pending disposition of arrest or trial;

Persons attending sick or physically disabled persons;

Persons serving as jurors in a state or federal court on election day; and/or

Certified poll watchers and poll managers.

For more information, call (803) 435-8215.


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