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Organisation : South Carolina State Election Commission
Facility : 2016 Election Calendar
State : South Carolina
Country : United States

2016 Election Calendar : https://www.electionin.org/uploads/840-2016%20Election%20Calendar%202015-09-24.pdf
Home Page : http://www.scvotes.org/

2016 Election Calendar :
Efforts are made to ensure all important dates and deadlines are included and calendar complies with current law. Some election-related dates and deadlines may not be included. If calendar conflicts with law, law controls. Calendar is subject to change. Statutes reference S.C. Code of Laws.

Date | Event | Statutes :
September 23, 2015 First day that voters who turn 18-years-old on or before November 8, 2016, may register to vote 7-5-180

TBD Voters may begin applying for absentee ballots for Presidential Preference Primaries (PPPs) (TBD, date will be based on official notification by parties of PPP dates) 7-11-20

TBD Candidate filing deadline for PPPs (TBD, deadline will be set by parties) 7-11-20
January 1, 2016 Voters may begin applying to vote absentee for 2016 elections 7-5-330
January 6 Deadline to mail PPP absentee ballots to military and overseas citizens 7-15-405
January 27 Deadline to register to vote in PPPs (Tentative, deadline based on 2/27 PPP) 7-5-150

February 16 5:00 p.m. Deadline to return absentee by mail application for Republican PPP. Warning: Absentee by mail applications should be returned as early as possible. Late application increases risk of failing to meet ballot return deadline. 7-15-330

February 19 5:00 p.m. Deadline to vote absentee in person for Republican PPP 7-15-330
February 20 Republican PPP Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 7-11-20

February 23 5:00 p.m. Deadline to return absentee by mail application for Democratic PPP (Tentative, based on 2/27 PPP). Warning: Absentee by mail applications should be returned as early as possible. Late application increases risk of failing to meet ballot return deadline. 7-15-330

February 25 before 1:00 p.m. Deadline for county boards of voter registration and elections (county boards) to hold provisional ballot hearing, canvass votes, and certify results for Republican PPP. 7-17-510

February 26 5:00 p.m. Deadline to vote absentee in person for Democratic PPP (Tentative, deadline based on 2/27 PPP) 7-15-330
February 27 before 12:00 noon Deadline for Board of State Canvassers to meet to canvass votes and declare results of Republican PPP 7-17-510
February 27 Democratic PPP (Tentative, party to set official date) Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 7-11-20
March 2 Date on which notice of filing must be published in newspaper of general circulation by county election commission 7-13-45

March 3 before 1:00 p.m. Deadline for county boards to hold provisional ballot hearing, canvass votes, and certify results for Democratic PPP. (Tentative, deadline based on 2/27 PPP) 7-17-510
March 4 before 12:00 noon Deadline for Board of State Canvassers to meet to canvass votes and declare results of Democratic PPP. (Tentative, deadline based on 2/27 PPP) 7-17-510

March 30 12:00 noon Filing closes 7-11-15
March 31 Deadline for political parties to hold county conventions 7-9-70
April 5 12:00 noon Deadline for political parties holding primaries to certify candidates to appropriate election commission 7-11-15 7-13-40
April 30 Deadline to mail Primary absentee ballots to military and overseas citizens 7-15-405
April 30 Deadline for political parties to submit list of prospective poll managers for primary to county election commission 7-13-72
May 14 Deadline to register to vote in June 14 Primaries 7-5-150
May 15 Deadline for political parties to hold state conventions 7-9-100

June 10 5:00 p.m. Deadline to return absentee by mail application for Primary. Warning: Absentee by mail applications should be returned as early as possible. Late application increases risk of failing to meet ballot return deadline. 7-15-330

June 13 5:00 p.m. Deadline to vote absentee in person for Primary 7-15-330
June 14 Primary Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 7-13-40

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  1. Thomasina Campbell-Williams

    I want an absentee ballot for president of the USA. I am in the state of SC, Dorchester 2 county district. I am over 65 and will be out of town on Feb. 27, 2016.

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