Election & Voters Registration

Jeanine M. Bostick

Director
PO Box 299 - 1506 Grays Highway, Unit A Ridgeland, SC 29936
Phone: 843-726-7709 Fax: 843-726-7626
Contact us via email
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Jasper County Board of Voters Registration and Elections is to ensure that every eligible citizen has the opportunity to register to vote, participate in fair and impartial elections and have the assurance that their votes will count

Vote Early or Absentee in 2024 Democratic Presidential Primary

Posted on January 19, 2024

COLUMBIA, SC (January 19, 2024)- The State Election Commission is encouraging voters to seize the opportunity to vote early in the upcoming Democratic Presidential Primary. You don’t have to wait until Election Day, February 3, to vote. You can vote at any early voting center in your county starting next week!

Vote Early

  • The early voting period starts on Monday, January 22, and ends Friday, February 2. (Closed Sunday, January 28.)
  • Early voting centers are open 8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. during the early voting period.
  • Voters will be asked to present Photo ID when checking in to vote.
  • Visit scVOTES.gov or contact your county elections office to find a list of early voting locations.

Vote Absentee

  • Qualified voters can vote absentee by mail. An example of a qualified voter could be a person with a physical disability or someone who is age 65 or older.
    • To see a full list of qualifying reasons to vote absentee, visit the absentee voting page on scVOTES.gov.
  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 23.
  • To vote absentee by mail, get your application by contacting your county elections office.
  • After you receive and vote your ballot, be sure to sign the voter’s oath and have your signature witnessed.
    • Anyone age 18 or older can witness your signature. A notary is not necessary.
  • Return your ballot by mail or personal delivery as soon as possible.
    • Ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, February 3.
    • Ballots returned by mail should be mailed no later than one week prior to Election Day to help ensure timely delivery.
    • You must present Photo ID if returning an absentee ballot in person.
  • Find more information about at scVOTES.gov on how an Immediate Family Member or Authorized Representative can assist you with requesting and returning your absentee ballot.

Make sure you Prep for the Polls

  • See who will be on your ballot by checking a copy of your sample ballot.
  • Find FAQs and our Voter Go-To Guides for the 2024 Presidential Primaries.
  • Find contact information for your county elections office.

Deadline to Register for Democratic Presidential Primary is January 4

COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 2, 2024) – The State Election Commission is reminding voters that the registration deadline for the Democratic Presidential Primary is right around the corner. Voters must register by Thursday, January 4 to be eligible to vote in the Primary. The deadline for the Republican Presidential Primary is on Thursday, January 23.

There are several ways to register:

Already registered? Check your registration at scVOTES.gov today to make sure your address is up to date:

  • If you have moved from one county to another, you must register in your new county by the deadline to be eligible to vote.
  • If you've moved within your county or changed your name recently, update your information prior to election day to help ensure a smoother voting process.
VisitscVOTES.gov to find all the information you need to get Prepped for the Polls including the 2024 Voter/Absentee Go-To Guides.   

BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION COMMISSION

Combined Board Precincts: 18

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 STAFF
 TITLE
 DEPARTMENTS
 PHONE
 Bond, Christopher
 Board Member
 Voters Registration
 (973) 271-0747
 Bostick , Jeanine
 Director
 Voters Registration
 (843) 368-3810
 Burrison-Murray, Shandrika
 Administrative Assistant
 Voters Registration
 (843) 726-7709
 Dopson, Cheryl
 Vice-Chairwoman
 Voters Registration
 (843) 226-1759
 Thompson, Crystal
 Deputy Director
 Voters Registration
 (854) 683-0208
 Fair, Carrie
 Board Member
 Voters Registration
 (843) 368-7634
 Mitchell III, Dave
 Chairman
 Voters Registration
 (843) 271-2741
 Parker, Dr. Karen
 Chaplain / Board Member
 Voters Registration
 (843) 226-0185
 Stevenson-Stewart, Hilda
 Board Member
 Voters Registration
 (843) 263-1494