How to vote from your hospital bed
STEP-BY-STEP HOW TO VOTE
PATIENT VOTING TEAM
S.C. Code Ann. § 7-15-330
Absentee ballot requests for qualified voters must be received by 5 p.m. on the fourth day before the election. If a person is admitted to a hospital on the day of an election or within the four-day period before the election, an immediate family member may complete an absentee ballot application, receive the ballot, deliver it personally to the patient and personally carry the ballot back to election officials.
COVID-19 and Patient Voting
Here is how COVID-19 is affecting Patient Voting in this state:
Elections on May 5th and May 12th have been postponed due to COVID-19 but the June 9th primaries are still scheduled to be held on this date. You can find the latest updates on election date changes here.
You may also vote by an absentee ballot if you qualify for certain conditions, such as being over 65 years of age, admitted to the hospital as emergency patients on Election Day or within a four-day period before the election, or attending someone sick or physically disabled. Please see here for information on the absentee voting process and the conditions to qualify.