April 25th - Deadline to publish second notice of primary (must be published two weeks after first notice.)
April 25th - Deadline for counte election commission to provide copies of each primary absentee ballot style to SEC
April 25th - Tigers for Graham. You're invited to join Senator Lindsey Graham for a FREE Tigers for Graham BBQ Dinner this Friday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m. at University Inn in Clemson. The Tigers for Graham event will feature live music from the Daniel Jazz Band, food from Creekside BBQ, and several former Clemson athletes.
April 26th - Deadline to mail absentee ballots to UOCAVA voters (Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.)
April 26th - Deadline for political parties to submit list of prospective poll managers for primary to county election commission.
April 28th - Meet the Candidates at Carson's Steakhouse on Clemson Blvd. in Anderson. 6pm to 8pm. Open to the public, appetizers, tea, and coffee will be available.
May 1st - Greenville Tea Party to Meet. 6:30pm @ ZEN, The Event Center, 924 South Main Street (across from Fluor Field) in downtown Greenville, SC. Public is invited and admission is free.
May 10th - Deadline to register to vote in June 10th Primaries
May 15th - Deadline for political parties to hold state conventions.
June 10th - Primary Election Day, Polls open 7:00am until 7:00pm
June 10th - WORD 106.3 Ballot Bash at Blues Boulevard Jazz in Downtown Greenville from 6pm until ?.
June 12th - Deadline for county election commission to hold provisional ballot hearing, canvass votes, and certify results. CEC should certify official results to SEC by 1:00pm, June 12.
June 14th - Board of State Canvassers meets to canvass votes and declare results of primaries for federal, state and multi-county offices.
June 19th - Protest hearings held by appropriate party executive committee.
June 20th - 3:00pm Deadline for notice of appearl to the state party executive committee from decisions by county party executive committee.
June 21st - Deadline for state party executive committee to hear appeals.
June 24th - Primary Runoff (if required)
July 15th - Deadline to submit petition to appropriate election official for name to be placed on General Election ballot.
August 15th - 12:00noon - a) Deadline to check petitions and certify petition candidates. b) Deadline to certify referendum questions to the county election commission to be placed on General Election ballot. c) Deadline for political parties to certify candidates to appropriate election commission. d) Deadlin for nonpartisan candidates to file and be certified for General Election ballot (actual filing deadlines for some non-partisan offices could differ according to local legislation.)
September 5th - Deadline to publish first public notice of General Election in newspaper of general circulation in county.
September 15th - Deadline for county election commission to provide copies of general election absentee ballot styles to SEC.
September 19th - Deadline to publish second public notice of General Election (must be published two weeks after first notice.)
September 20th - Deadline to mail absentee ballots to UOCAVA voters (Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.)
Oceober 4th - Deadling to register to vote in General Election.
November 4th - General Election Day
November 5th - Deadline for county election commissions to transmit unofficial results to SEC.
November 7th - Deadline for county election commissions to hold provisional ballot hearing, canvass votes, and certify results. County election commissions should transmit official results to SEC by 1:00pm.
November 12th - 12:00noon - Deadline for filing protests of county-level offices with county election commissions.
November 14th - Deadline for State Board of Canvassers to certify General Election results.
November 17th - Protest hearings held by county election commissions for countywide or less than countywide elections.
November 19th - Latest possible date for protests of federal, state or multi-county offices to be filed with the State Board of Canvassers. Actual deadline is noon on the fifth day following State Board certification.
November 24th - 12:00noon - a) Deadline to file appeal of county board decision to State Board. b) Deadline to submit transcript of protest hearing to the State Board.
December 8th - 12:00noon - a) Latest possible date for State Board to hear appeals. Appeals must be heard not later than noon, Monday following filing of appeal. b) Latest possible date for State Board to hear protests of federal, state, or multi-county offices. Protests must be heard not earlier than the fifth nor later than the 25th day following filing of protest.