COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Deadlines are approaching for South Carolinians hoping to vote in the state's presidential primaries this year.
The state Election Commission says that anyone who wants to vote in the Republican presidential primary needs to be registered by Jan. 20. The Republican primary is Feb. 20.
Democratic balloting is a week later, on Feb. 27. Anyone wanting to participate in that contest must be registered by Jan. 27.
Registration is available online at scVOTES.org and is open up until midnight on the day of the deadline.
People can also register in person at a county voter registration and elections office, by mail, fax or email.