Voter Registration

Voter Registration

Department Information
Laurie Mattheis
Dept. Head: Laurie Mattheis
Director of Registration and Election

Clerk/IT Technician

Location: 610 South Mine Street
McCormick, SC 29835
Office Hours:     9:00am - 5:00pm                               
Office Phone:    (864) 852-2089
Office Email:

Registration & Elections Commissioners

  • Larry Baker, Chairman
  • David Lorenzatti, Vice Chairman
  • Mary Smith, Secretary
  • Martha Brown
  • Rita Smith
  • Laverne Moss
  • Oscar New
  • Amy Gay

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 26, 2024) – The State Election Commission (SEC) along with the McCormick County Voter Registration and Elections office, would like to express its sincere gratitude to all the voters, poll workers, and election officials who helped make South Carolina’s Presidential Primaries a great success. Just under 900,000 ballots were cast in the Primaries and the Republican Primary set the record for most ballots cast in an individual Presidential Primary, breaking the previous record set in the 2016 Republican Presidential Primary.

Approximate Presidential Primary Participation

  • Republican Primary Participation
    • Total Ballots Cast – 757,000 (New Record)
    • Turnout – 23%
  • Democratic Primary Participation
    • Total Ballots Cast – 132,000
    • Turnout – 4%
  • Combined Primary Participation
    • Total Ballots Cast – 889,000
    • Turnout – 27%

“We are grateful to everyone who dedicated their efforts to ensure that these Primaries went smoothly,” expressed Howie Knapp, Executive Director of the SEC. “South Carolina is among the best in the country at conducting elections and it’s because of the outstanding efforts of our poll workers, election officials, and voters.”

Although the Presidential Primaries are now behind us, the election season for 2024 is just getting started. Visit to make sure you are registered to vote and to find all the information you need to get Prepped for the Polls.

The McCormick County Board of Voter Registration and Elections meets the Fourth Tuesday of the month at the McCormick County Library, 201 Railroad Ave., McCormick beginning at 10:00 a.m. The agenda will be posted on the front door of the building 24 hours in advance of each meeting. 


2-28-24 Regular Meeting

2-29-24 Canvass/Provisional Hearing

Voting Information....

Election Integrity in SC

       - Early Voting
       - Candidate Tracking
       - Online Voter Registration
       - Check Voter Registration
       - Check My Absentee Ballot
       - Find My Polling Place
       - Military & Overseas Voting
       - Poll Manager Information
       - Get My Sample Ballot
       - Update My Voter Registration

        - Election Calendars               
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    ID Requirements for Voting
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