Statewide General Election Voting Options

South Carolina offers three different ways to vote in the upcoming Statewide General Election. One is to vote in person on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at The Lake House. If you will not be on Seabrook Island or are unable to vote on November 8, you have two other ways to vote – either Vote Early or Vote Absentee. We will publish details on voting in person on Election Day in a later post. Below are details about how and where to vote Early or Absentee.

Vote Early

Any voter can visit an Early Voting Center in their county and vote like they would at their polling place on election day. Early Voting starts Monday, October 24, 2022, and ends Saturday, November 5, 2022. (It will not be open on Sunday, October 30.) Early Voting Centers will be open from 8:30 am until 6:00 pm.

There are several locations where you can vote early. The closest one to Seabrook Island is the John’s Island Regional Library at 3531 Maybank Highway, Johns Island, SC 29455. Please click here to see other locations. You will be asked to present a Photo ID when checking in to vote.

Vote by Absentee Ballot

If you are not able to be here on November 8 or can’t vote early, you may have another option. Absentee Voting allows qualified voters to cast a ballot prior to Election Day. In South Carolina, you have to request an absentee ballot. It will be sent to you and you will then have to return it to a Charleston County Voting Center. Please click here for addresses.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot for the 2022 Statewide General Election is 5:00 pm Friday, October 28, 2022.

There are several reasons that you may be allowed to vote absentee.  Some of them include working that day, having physical disabilities, being 65 years old or older, and being away on election day. To see the complete list of requirements as well as more information about voting absentee, please click here. 

For complete information about voting in South Carolina, please go to To view a sample ballot of the 2022 Statewide General Election, please click here.

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