Requirements to Register to Vote:
In order to vote, South Carolina law requires one must first register to vote at least thirty (30) days prior to the election. To be eligible to register in South Carolina you MUST:
be a United State Citizen
be at least eighteen (18) years old on or before the next election
be a resident of Laurens County, South Carolina and live the precinct in which you intend to vote
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.
How to Register:
(1) at the Voter Registration / Election Office at the Historic Courthouse on the Laurens Public Square. (864-984-4431)
(2) at agencies implementing the National Voter Registration Act, also known as "Motor Voter". These agencies include the Division of Motor Vehicles, Department of Social Services and other public assistance agencies.
You may contact the Laurens County Registration and Elections Office at (864) 984-4431, to obtain a Registration by mail application or you may use this link to print a Registration by Mail Application.
Via the internet:
Use this link (http://www.scvotes.org) to fill out a Voter Registration Application. Please note that you will have to print, sign and mail the application to the Registration and Elections Office after you have completed it.