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Voter Registration
Absentee Application Request
Absentee Application Request

The voter, a member of the voter's immediate family, or the voter's authorized representative may request the absentee ballot application. An authorized representative is a registered voter who, with a voter's permission, can request an absentee ballot application on behalf of a voter who qualifies because of illness or disability. Candidates and paid campaign workers may not serve as authorized representatives.

The request can be made by any of the following methods:

  • Online: Click Here to Be Taken to a Request Page
  • In-person: Voter Makes Request In-person At Our Office
  • By Mail: A Letter or Note With:
    Your Name
    Absentee Address
    Home Address
    Voter Registration Number
    Day Time Telephone Number
    Reason for Voting Absentee
    Mail to: Absentee, Greenville County, 301 University Ridge - Suite 1900, Greenville, SC 29601
  • By E-mail: An Email With:
    Your Name
    Absentee Address
    Home Address
    Voter Registration Number
    Day Time Telephone Number
    Reason for Voting Absentee
    Sent to absentee@greenvillecounty.org
Ballots

Once the application is returned by the voter, the ballot will be mailed to the voter up to 30 days prior to election day and then must be returned by mail or to the voting office no later than the close of polls on election day (7PM) in order to be counted. If application is within 30 days, ballots will be mailed within 24 hours of receiving application.

You may call the Voter Registration Office at 864.467.7250 for more information.

Voting Absentee In Person

A voter can vote absentee in-person at our office casting their ballot on our voting machines. This is usually available 29 days prior to an election.

In-Person: Come to our office at 301 University Ridge, Greenville SC. Follow the red signs along the road to the voting area and request to vote absentee. You will be asked to show one of the following valid Photo IDs:

  • S.C. Driver’s License
  • ID Card Issued by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles
  • S.C. Voter Registration Card With Photo
  • Federal Military ID (Includes Veterans Administration Card)
  • U.S. Passport

For complete information on the Voter ID law, how to obtain a Voter Registration Card with Photo, and Reasonable Impediment Exception, click here.



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