We're so glad you're here. Horry County is a beautiful place to live, with something for everyone. Whether you're a beach lover, a history buff, or an outdoor enthusiast, you're sure to find something to enjoy here.
We know that moving to a new place can be a lot of work, and updating your voter registration is probably not at the top of your to-do list. But we want to make sure that you have a voice in our local elections, so we've created a short guide to help you get registered at your new address.
Here are the eligibility requirements to vote in Horry County:
· Be a U.S. citizen.
· Be at least 18 years old on or before Election Day.
· Be a resident of Horry County and the precinct in which you are registering.
· 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, unless you have served the entire sentence, including probation or parole, or have received a pardon for the conviction.
Here are the places where you can register to vote in Horry County:
· Public library
· Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office
· Department of Social Services (DSS) office
· Mental Health Center
· Health Department
· Horry County Voters Registration and Elections Office · Online
To register to vote, you must provide a copy of one of the following items:
· Any current, valid photo ID, such as a driver's license, passport, or military ID.
· A utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or other government document showing your name and address in Horry County.
When can I register to vote in South Carolina?
· You can register to vote at any time.
· There is no length of residency requirement.
· You must be registered at least 30 days prior to any election in order to vote in that election.
· If you are registering by mail, your application must be postmarked at least 30 days prior to the election.
· If the deadline falls on a Sunday or U.S. Postal Service holiday, the postmark deadline is extended to the next day that is not a Sunday or holiday.
We hope this voter registration guide was helpful. If you have any questions, please contact the Horry County Voters Registration and Elections department.
You can reach them by phone at (843) 915-5440, or in person at their office located at 1515 Fourth Avenue, Conway, SC 29526.