In order to vote, South Carolina law requires one must first register to vote at least 30 days prior to the election. To be eligible to register in South Carolina you MUST:
- be a United States citizen -be at least eighteen years old on or before the next election
- be a resident of South Carolina, this county and precinct
- not be under a court order declaring you mentally incompetent
- not be confined in any public prison resulting from a conviction of a crime
- have never been convicted of a felony or offense against the election laws OR if previously convicted, have served the entire sentence, including probation or parole, or have received a pardon for the conviction.
There is no length of residency requirement in South Carolina in order to register to vote. You can register at any time.
You must be registered at least 30 days prior to any election in order to vote in that election.
Registration by mail applications must be postmarked at least 30 days prior to that particular election to be eligible.
You may also visit SCvotes.org for all updated information. There are links to register to vote online and to update your voter registration information.
For more information, contact this office, (864) 366-2400, x53
Early Voting for the November 7, 2023 Municipal Elections
(Calhoun Falls, Due West, Lowndesville)
Abbeville County Administrative Building
903 West Greenwood Street
Abbeville S.C. 29620
October 23rd – November 3rd.
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
No Reason Needed
Valid Photo I.D. Required
PUBLIC NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Town of Calhoun Falls, Town of Due West, Town of Lowndesville
A general election in the town of Calhoun Falls will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 Any person wishing to register to vote in this election must do so no later than Sunday, October 8, 2023. Voter registration by mail applications will be accepted if postmarked by Monday, October 9, 2023.
The following offices shall be included in this election:
Calhoun Falls Two Town Council Seats
Due West Mayor and Three Town Council Seats
Lowndesville Mayor and Four Town Council Seats
Early Voting: Monday through Friday
October 23, 2023 through November 3, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Abbeville County Voter Registration and Election Office Suite 2500,
903 W Greenwood Street, Abbeville S.C. 29620
At 6:00 p.m. on the day the election, the County Board of Voter Registration and Elections will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at Abbeville County Administrative Complex, Suite 2500, 903 W. Greenwood Street, Abbeville S.C.
On Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. the County Board of Voter Registration and Elections will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots cast in the special election. These hearings will be held at Abbeville County Administrative Complex, Suite 2500, 903 W. Greenwood Street, Abbeville S.C.
The following precincts and polling places will be open during this election from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.:
Precincts Polling Place
Calhoun Falls Calhoun Falls Civic Center 401 N Washington Street, Calhoun Falls 29628
Due West Due West Fire Department 13 Church Street, Due West SC 29639
Lowndesville Lowndesville Community Center 416 N. Main Street Lowndesville SC 29659