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Absentee Voting


To vote absentee, you must be a registered voter and meet one of the following criteria:


  • Students, their spouses and dependents residing with them
  • Members of the Armed Forces, Merchant Marines, Red Cross, USO, government employees, their spouses and dependents residing with them
  • Overseas citizens
  • For reasons of employment will not be able to vote on election day
  • Physically disabled persons
  • Persons on vacation
  • Persons age 65 or older
  • Persons admitted to the hospital as emergency patients on day of election or at least four days prior to the election
  • Electors with a death or funeral in the family within 3 days before the election
  • Persons confined to a jail or pre-trial facility pending disposition of arrest or trial
  • Persons attending sick or physically disabled persons
  • Persons serving as jurors in a state or federal court on election day
  • Certified poll watchers and poll managers

For Absentee Voting information please contact the Registration and Elections office @ 803-785-8361.


Besides mail, you may also vote absentee in the Office of Voter Registration and Elections

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at 605 West Main St., Suite 105, Lexington.


For more information on Absentee Voting click here