South Carolina Primary: February 29, 2020
There is no Republican Primary in South Carolina this year.
It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in South Carolina and we'll send you an email if the dates change!
Good news! Because South Carolina has open primaries, you can vote for Bernie regardless of your registered party. If you want to vote for Bernie, get registered to vote!
You must be registered by January 30, 2020.
Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.
Vote on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 7:00AM-7:00PM
Find your polling place here: https://info.scvotes.sc.gov/eng/voterinquiry/VoterInformationRequest.aspx?PageMode=VoterInfo
You must show valid Photo ID at the polling place. The following are accepted:
No laws require companies to give workers time off to vote. But employers cannot discharge a worker because of political opinions or the exercise of political rights and privileges.
Vote Early in South Carolina! South Carolinians can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on February 29 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!
Early voting in South Carolina begins January 30 and ends on February 28.
You can request an absentee ballot as early as September 15, 2019
You may still vote in South Carolina's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.
If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!
If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.
Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?How to become a delegate in South Carolina
South Carolina has 63 delegates
Superdelegates: Rep. James E. Clyburn, Rep. Joe Cunningham, Gilda Cobb-Hunter, Donald Fowler, Carol K. Fowler, Jaime R. Harrison, Clay Middleton, Lessie Price, Travis Robertson Jr.
Primary: February 29, 2020
Precinct Reorganization Meeting: March 14, 2020
County Democratic Conventions: March 25 – April 7, 2020
Filing deadline to become a District Delegate: April 30, 2020
Filing period to become PLEO or At Large Delegate: April 2-April 30, 2020
State Convention in Columbia: May 30, 2020
Meeting to elect Standing Committee Members and Delegation Chair: June 13, 2020
This is by far the most complicated process. Take heart, you can do it.
District Delegates (35)
At Large Delegates (12) At Large Alternate Delegates (5)
PLEO Delegates (7)
You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.
Standing Committee (6) and Delegation Chair
6 Standing Committee members (2 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of South Carolina’s National Convention Delegates on June 13, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.
Convention Pages (2)
Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair before June 13, 2020.
If you have questions contact the South Carolina Democratic Party.
If you have any questions about voting in South Carolina you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.
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