Voters Registration & Elections

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Informs the general public about registration and elections procedures, maintains department records, coordinates ballot and voting machine distribution, and ensures the integrity and accuracy of all activities, and tabulations.
  • Plans and administers the voter registration process. Conducts an ongoing campaign of voter registration by leading and participating in special efforts to educate the electorate. Leads a continuing campaign to sensitize County residents of their responsibility to participate in elections.
  • Conducts all elections such as primary, general, special, municipal, referenda and run-offs. Ensures that polls open and close at designated times and that votes are counted in a reasonable timeframe after polls are closed.
  • Sets-up and conducts absentee voting process
  • Implements recruitment and training programs to ensure an adequate pool of trained polling managers and election workers for elections.
  • Plans and coordinates with County government departments as well as state and federal agencies.

CONTACT INFORMATION

2471 Jefferies Highway
P.O. Box 97
Walterboro, SC  29488
Phone: (843) 549-2842
Fax:(843) 549-2812
Email: aupchurch@colletoncounty.org

 

HOURS OF OPERATION

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM

7AM-7PM Election Days

 

STAFF CONTACTS

Director: Angela Upchurch, aupchurch@colletoncounty.org

Registrar/Office Manager: Cynthia Williams, cwilliams@colletoncounty.org