Staff reports | As the mother of all debates is set for tonight between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, you won’t be able to have your say at the polls Nov. 8 unless your registered to vote. The deadline to register in South Carolina is Oct. 8.
* Read the story to find out if you’re registered and, if not, how to get registered.
You might want to click the first link, especially if you haven’t voted in the last few elections, to make sure you haven’t been purged from voter rolls due to inactivity. [We suggest you check anyway, especially if you’ve moved in the last few years.]
According to the most recent information from the S.C. Election Commission, some 3,081,428 South Carolinians are registered to vote. In Charleston County, 274,547 people are registered to vote, the second largest number by county in the state.