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Election information you need!

Nonpartisan voter information now available for national and local elections.  Find out who is running in your area, print out a personalized ballot to take to the polls, read candidate information and more. en Español en Español

LWV's popular non-partisan voter education service now available in Spanish en Español
League members and I Vote Too Campaign at a voter education table

Voter Education in Action

Voter Education in action: League members, Mary Edmonds, Elizabeth McLendon, along with members of the I Vote Too campaign, David Alexander and Christa Williams, staff a table in front of a Piggly Wiggly to help answer voter questions.

Guidance for Voting in the Nov. 3 election
Voter education table in front of the Piggly Wiggly

LWV - 100 years strong and counting

League members hold a silent vigil on the steps of the SC State House in August to celebrate 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment and the start of the League.  

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Columbia Area

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.


Event Date: 
Oct 5 2020 (All day) to Nov 2 2020 (All day)

All SC registered voters are eligible to vote absentee in the November 3 election.

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Think you're ready to vote? First check your registration at
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Richland County
The Masonic Temple, 2324 Gervais Street will offer Saturday voting on October 24, and October 31 (9:00am – 1:00pm), in addition to its weekday hours of 8:30am - 5:00pm.

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LWVCA member, Betty Gregory, shares her experience in a few step-by-step pictures on how to vote absentee in the Nov. 3 general election.  

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Lexington County Auxiliary Administration Building, 605 W. Main Street, Lexington, is open October 5-November 2 on weekdays (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) for early in-person absentee voting.

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In South Carolina if you vote absentee by mail, you must have someone sign to witness your signature on the back of the ballot return envelope.  Anyone can witness your signature.

Event Date: 
Nov 3 2020 - 7:00am to 7:00pm

Visit your assigned polling location to cast a ballot if you've not already done so in early voting.  Bring photo ID and wear a mask.  Consult for candidate and voting information.   Acceptable photo ID includes: 

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Richland Library can help with voter registration and absentee voting.  The library has stamped voter registration forms at Ballentine, Northeast, Sandhills, and St.