South Carolina SC Government SC Elections SC Governor & Lt Governor Elections
The next election for SC Governor and SC Lieutenant Governor will be held in 2022.
SC Governor's Race
The governor of South Carolina is elected to serve a four-year term. The state constitution limits a person to holding the office to two consecutive terms but does not limit the total number of times the same person can be governor. The duties of the governor of South Carolina include submitting an executive budget and making sure the state's laws are enforced. He or she also acts as head of state and chief executive of the executive branch.
The governor and lieutenant governor to run together effective 2018. The lieutenant governor also serves as the president of the SC Senate and takes on the position of governor if the sitting governor is not able to perform the office's duties.
SC Lieutenant Governor's Races
A constitutional amendment adopted in 2012 requires the governor and lieutenant governor to run together. The lieutenant governor also serves as the president of the SC Senate and takes on the position of governor if the sitting governor is not able to perform the office's duties.
Find Your SC Precinct and Polling Place
Use this form to find your precinct number, your polling place, your districts, and a sample ballot – for US Congress, SC Statehouse, SC Senate, School Board, County Council, and City Council district (if applicable).
- Find your precinct, polling place, voting districts - for registered voters only
1. Use 4-character year for birth date.
2. Click Submit after completing all boxes.
3. After results appear, click Get driving directions to the Precinct in upper right corner for directions, map.