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2016 Presidential Preference Primaries Scheduled for February
Posted by Century 21 Thomas Blogger | Wednesday, January 20, 2016


Horry County Registration and Elections reminds registered voters that the election date for the Republican Presidential Preference Primary Election is Saturday, February 20, and the Democrat Presidential Preference Primary Election is Saturday, February 27. To view the list of candidates for these elections, visit http://www.scvotes.org/.
Voters may participate in only ONE presidential primary. The deadline to register to vote and be eligible to vote in the Republican Presidential Preference Primary is January 20, 2016, and the deadline to register to vote for the Democrat Presidential Preference Primary is January 27, 2016. The last day to vote absentee for the Republican Presidential Preference Primary Election is February 19, 2016, and the last day to vote absentee for the Democrat Presidential Preference Primary Election is February, 26, 2016.
The polling place locations for some precincts may be combined with others for the primaries as allowed by law. Polls will open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and registered voters waiting in line at 7 p.m. will still be allowed to vote. The primaries will be held under the rules for providing Photo ID at the polling place. Voters will be asked to provide one of the following Photo IDs at their polling place:
  • SC Drivers License
  • ID Card issued by SC Department of Motor Vehicles
  • SC Voter Registration Card with photo
  • Federal Military ID
  • US Passport

Curbside voting is also available for any voter, because of a physical handicap or aged 65 or older who cannot enter the polling place may vote outside of the polling place in their car.
Voters are also encouraged to check their voter registration information prior to Election Day. If your voter registration information has changed (name, address, etc.), and you still live within the same county, you may go to http://www.scvotes.org/ and update your information.
Unofficial results from Horry County and for all counties in South Carolina, will be posted on http://www.scvotes.org/. The polls will close at 7 p.m. and the results will then be tallied.
For more information on the Presidential Preference Primaries, please call Horry County Registration & Elections at (843) 915-5440.
Information taken from Horry County Public Information Department Release


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