Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County


We manage registration of Beaufort County voters and administer elections in a manner that instills confidence in electors that they are actively participating in a fundamental component of representative democracy.

Main Office:
15 John Galt Rd
Beaufort, SC 29906  
Voice:  (843) 255-6900  Fax:  (843) 524-0617
Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Email us at 

Satellite Office:
61-B Ulmer Road
Bluffton, SC  29910
Voice(843) 255-6940
Hours: 9 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm
             March 12 - August 10   Monday - Friday

Mailing Address (all correspondence should be sent to this address):
Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County
P.O. Drawer 1228
Beaufort, SC  29901-1228


Interested in working the polls for the first-time?

Attend a New Poll Manager Training!

The Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Beaufort County will be conducting New Poll Manager training. All persons interested in working the polls for the first time, may enroll in one of these free sessions.

All of the training sessions will be conducted at the Beaufort Voter Registration and Elections Office, located at 15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, SC  29906.

The dates and times are as follows: 



April 10, 2018 (Tuesday) 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The sessions will last approximately 4 hours. It is also recommended that you bring a snack to eat/drink during short breaks.  

To register for the training, please call 843-255-6900 or send an email to include the preferred date of the training you wish to attend and a phone number where you can be reached during the day to:


Thank you for your interest in serving the citizens of Beaufort County. 


April 21, 2018   --   School Bond Referendum

June 12, 2018   --   Statewide Primaries

Candidate Filing for Partisan Offices:
Opens at NOON, March 16, 2018
Closes at NOON, March 30, 2018
For more information, please click the link above or visit "Candidate Filing"

June 26, 2018   --   Statewide Primaries Run-Off (IF NECESSARY)

November 6, 2018   --   Statewide General Election

November 20, 2018   --   Town of Hilton Head Island Run-Off (IF NECESSARY)

Now in Effect -- New Photo ID Requirements!New voter photo identification requirements are in effect.  Please have one of these five photo IDs ready to vote:
  • 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
  • U.S. Passport
Click here to learn more!
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