Our mission is to ensure every eligible citizen has the opportunity to register to vote; participate in fair, honest and impartial elections; and have the assurance that their vote will count. We strive to serve the citizens of Oconee County with excellence and integrity in securing the basic foundation of democracy. We uphold transparency and accuracy of the voting process; every vote matters, every vote counts.
The board of elections and voter registration is responsible for conducting all county, state, and federal elections that are held in Oconee County. The board is also responsible for the municipal elections of Seneca, Walhalla, West Union and Westminster.
The five-member board is appointed by the governor upon the recommendation of the Oconee county legislative delegation. An executive director is appointed by the board to oversee the day-to-day operations of the board of elections and voter registration office.
The board meets quarterly at the board of elections and voter registration office, 415 South Pine St. Walhalla SC.
2022 Quarterly Meetings:
January 13 (10:00 AM)
April 28 following the 10:00 AM Canvass Hearing
July 21 (10:00 AM)
November 10 following the 10:00 AM Canvass Hearing