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
Monday - Friday, September 5 - November 22, 2017


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: 



Saturday, October 14, 2017

  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Thursday, December 7, 2017

    2:00 PM – 6:00 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. 


School Board District 6 Special Election

** School Board District 6 Residents Only **

Absentee Voting:     September 25 - October 13, 2017  Monday to Friday  9 am to 4 pm
Last Day to Vote Absentee:     Monday, October 16, 2017   9 am to 5 pm
Last Day to Register to Vote:   In Person -- Friday, September 15, 2017
                                                                         Online/Fax -- 11:59 pm Sunday, September 17, 2017
                                                                                 By Mail (Postmarked Date) -- Monday, September 18, 2017
Election Day:  Tuesday, October  17, 2017

Town of Bluffton General Election

** Town of Bluffton Residents Only **

Last Day to Register to Vote:   In Person -- Friday, October 6, 2017
                                                                            Online/Fax -- 11:59 pm Saturday, October 7, 2017
                                                                                     By Mail  (Postmarked Date) -- Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Election Day:
  Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Town of Port Royal General Election


Certification Hearing:  Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 10:00 am

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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