If you are 18 years old, a US Citizen, legal resident of Greenville County (this includes residential college students), and you are not declared mentally incompetent by a court of law, then you can register to vote by presenting proper identification, to the Voter Registration Office in Suite 1900 of County Square which is located at 301 University Ridge (in downtown behind Falls Park and the Governor's School.)
Go to Greenville County Election & Registration office (8:30-5, M-F) by October 2, 2020
Bring (valid driver's license OR social security card OR current passort) AND (Furman ID OR proof of residence at Furman)
Request a free a voter registration card with a photo
September 29 Debate Watch 8:45-10:45 (CLP)
Three Furman University students filed a lawsuit in Greenville County that challenged the county election commission’s handling of voter registration for college students who choose their school address as their legal residence.
In 2016 Furman students challenged Greenville County for the right to vote as resident collge students, and prevailed! Read more about that on this page. So no matter where your family home may be, you can vote in the presidential election here.
October 2nd - Last day to register to vote for the November General Election (In person registration will end at 5 PM on Friday, October 2nd)
October 5th -“In-person”absentee voting begins at County Square continuing through November 2nd.
November 3rd – GENERAL ELECTION DAY – US President, Federal Offices, State Offices, Local Offices
Polling places open from 7 AM to 7 PM on Election Days.
Proper Photo Identification is required to vote:
Kayla Whitlock ('19) and Suleiman Ahmad ('18) staff the voting registration table.