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Voter Service & Elections

Bluffton Office of Board of Elections Office for Beaufort County

The Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration Satellite office is located at 61-B, Ulmer Road, in Bluffton. Beginning March 12, 2018, the Bluffton Satellite office will be open from 9 am to 4 pm (closed for lunch from 1-2pm).

Full service is available at the main office located:

15 John Galt Road, Beaufort, SC Monday + Friday, 8 am + 5 pm

(Except during Beaufort County Council Government recognized Holidays)

For more information, call 843-255-6900 or visit our website:

To get to the Bluffton Office from Hilton Head, take 278 W. Turn left onto Burnt Church Road, and then turn left onto Ulmer Rd.

From points west, take 278 E or May River Rd/SC-46 (continue straight on Bruin at Nickle Pumpers) to Burnt Church . Turn right onto Burnt Church Rd. and then make a left turn onto Ulmer Rd. (If you reach Alljoy Rd. you have gone too far).

If you have any questions, please call us at 843-255-6900 or visit our website:

In-Person Absentee Voting

For more information about absentee voting, go to or call (843) 255-6900

Voter Information - Information for Beaufort County voters. - Information for Jasper County voters. Phone: (843)-726-7709 - Comprehensive up-to-date information about South Carolina elections with links to other resources, such as County websites. - Check your voter registration polling place or get election dates. Also good reminders about what you must bring to the polls the first time you vote in South Carolina. - Find information on youth activities, links to how to register and information on voting as a student in your college town. - League of Women Voters national website; nonpartisan political information - League of Women Voters local website; nonpartisan information and local links.

Information on Coming ballot referendum

On Saturday, April 21, requests by the Beaufort County Schools for funding of new schools will be on the ballot.

We urge you to vote in the referendum on Beaufort County Schools on Saturday, April 21. Our Local LWV has NOT taken a position on the referendum. The two items below are provided to inform you.

Wording of referendum for school funding

Q&A on School funding ballot referendum

Local Voter Registration Effort by LWV

Needless to say, 2018 is a big year for voter registration. To vote in the General Election in November 6th, voters need to be registered by October 6th.

Our league will continue to field voter registration events in 2018. Stay tuned and volunteer!!

Ruth Wilwerding 843-671-5562