Sumter County Offices will Open at 10:00AM on Thursday, October 8, 2015 for all non-essential employees. Essential employees (Sheriff's Office, Detention Center, EMS, Public Works, and Storm Water) are to report to work at their normal working hours. Sumter County Employees are encouraged to call 803-774-7669 for further updates.
Beginning January 1, 2013, you will be asked to show one of the following Photo IDs at your polling place:
HOW TO GET A PHOTO ID:
If you do not currently have one of the Photo IDs above, you can make your voting experience as fast and easy as possible by getting one free of charge:
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE PHOTO ID ON ELECTION DAY:
If you have a reasonable impediment to obtaining Photo ID, you may vote a provisional ballot after showing your non-photo voter registration card. A reasonable impediment is any valid reason, beyond your control, which created an obstacle to obtaining Photo ID. Some examples include:
To vote under the reasonable impediment exception:
If you do NOT have Photo ID and do NOT have a reasonable impediment to obtaining one, or you simply forgot to bring it with you to the polls, you may still vote a provisional ballot. However, for your vote to be counted, you must provide one of the Photo IDs to the county election commission prior to certification of the election (usually Thursday or Friday after the election).
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