South Carolina - Open Primaries
Blog Background

Primary Elections State By State

SOUTH CAROLINA

South-Carolina.gifPrimaries:

  • Democratic congressional and state primaries: open
  • Republican congressional and state primaries: open
  • Democratic Presidential primary: open
  • Republican Presidential primary: open

 

Primary Type Definitions

 

Registration:

  • South Carolina has nonpartisan registration. There is no option to affiliate with a political party on the voter registration form

 

Details of voting in congressional and state primary elections:

  • Voters do not declare affiliation with a party in order to vote in party primaries, but they must choose one party's ballot.