MONCKS CORNER, S.C.– (Tuesday, October 20, 2020) — Two additional satellite locations are now open for Berkeley County residents to vote in-person absentee ahead of the General Election on November 3, 2020. In-person absentee voting opened Monday, October 19 at Hanahan Library, located at 1216 Old Murray Court in Hanahan, SC 29410, and St. Stephen Library, located at 113 Ravenell Drive, St. Stephen, SC 29479.
Voting machines are available for in-person voting at each library location through Friday, October 30. Registered Berkeley County voters may vote in-person absentee at either site during the following hours: 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Extended hours will be available 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 22 and 29.
Due to large voter turnout at the Hanahan Library, Tri-County Link is offering voters FREE shuttle services to and from the library. The shuttle picks up from the parking lot at the SC Works building, located at 1930 Hanahan Road, North Charleston, SC 29406. Please follow directions from signage and parking attendants.
Registered Berkeley County voters may also vote in-person absentee at the County’s Voter Registration and Elections Office, located at 6 Belt Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through November 2 and on Saturday, October 31, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Extended office hours will be available on Thursday, October 22 and Thursday, October 29, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. In-person absentee voting will close at the Voters Registration and Elections Office at 5 p.m. on November 2.
Ballots may be returned in-person by either the voter or authorized returner (with completed form) to the Voters Registration office or satellite absentee locations during regular business hours. Ballots may also be returned to the Ballot Drop Box at the Voters Registration Office. The deadlines to submit absentee voting applications are as follows:
- Saturday, October 24 (by 5 p.m.) – deadline for submitting by mail
- Friday, October 30 (by 5 p.m.) – deadline for submitting in person or by the qualified elector’s authorized representative
- Monday, November 2 (by 5 p.m.) – deadline for qualified elector who appears in person to submit
– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –