Elections & Voter Registration

Mission Statement

This Board shall perform its duties and conduct elections according to SC Voter Registration and Election Laws.

We will document our business processes and be courteous and efficient in all that we do as board members.

All board members and staff personnel must recognize their responsibilities and be accountable for their actions and performance.

Our objective is VOTER SATISFACTION. By providing quality voter registration services, quality elections, and maintaining and improving our services to ALL citizens of our county, we can accomplish our objective.

Recent News

As of May 13, 2022, South Carolina election laws have changed and in-person absentee voting is no longer allowed.  You can vote absentee by mail by calling our office or by clicking the "Absentee Ballot Request" link on the left sidebar.  Please have your application to vote absentee by mail to our office no later than October 28, 2022.

In-person absentee voting has been replaced by an early voting period.  Any voter can visit one of our four early vote centers, which will be open Mondays through Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., October 24 2022 through November 5 2022.  Locations for these early vote centers are as follows:

1) Georgetown County Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 303 N. Hazard St. Georgetown, SC 29440
2) Andrews Regional Recreation Center, 220 S. Cedar Ave. Andrews, SC 29510
3) Choppee Recreation Center at Northwest Regional Park, 8259 Choppee Rd. Georgetown, SC 29440
4) Litchfield Exchange, 14361 Ocean Highway Pawleys Island, SC 29585

For more information regarding this change to South Carolina election laws, please see the following resources from scvotes.gov:

1) Early Voting Now In Effect for June Primaries - https://scvotes.gov/early-voting-now-effect-june-primaries
2) New Changes to Absentee Voting in Effect for June 14 Primaries - https://www.scvotes.gov/new-changes-absentee-voting-effect-june-14-primaries
3) 2022 Election Law Changes - https://www.scvotes.gov/2022-election-law-changes
4) Absentee Voting - https://www.scvotes.gov/absentee-voting

What You Need to Know

To vote in any election you must be registered 30 days prior to that election. Once you are registered, there is no need to re-register, but please keep your information up to date to avoid issues on Election Day at your polling place.

If you have never been registered in Georgetown County before, use the button on the left to check your information or contact our office.

If you are registered in another county, you will need to register in our county in order to vote.

Call now to request an absentee ballot if you can't go to the polls on Election Day.

Change form (PDF) (to update your information; use only if you are already registered in Georgetown County).

To contact the local parties call:

  • Democratic Party - Marianne Mackey, 843-325-9792
  • Republican Party - Karol Anderson, 843-240-3029

Department Functions

To successfully administer all federal, state and local elections held within Georgetown County and provide all residents a chance to register and vote.

The office provides information concerning:

  • Absentee applications
  • Change of address forms
  • Information for all federal, state, and local elections held within Georgetown County
  • Precinct names
  • Registration deadlines
  • Voting locations

Board Meeting Agendas

To view Board of Elections & Voter Registration Meeting Agendas, or to access audio recordings of past meetings, please click here.