RICHLAND COUNTY, SC — Oct. 5 is the last day to become eligible to vote in local elections in Lexington and Richland counties the following month.
Those 18 and older who are not registered can qualify in person, online or by mail to be able to cast a ballot at the Nov. 5 polls.
Information also is available at election offices in Lexington County at 605 W. Main St., Lexington, and in Richland County at 2020 Hampton St., Columbia. Both are open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Mail-in registration forms – available at many state, county and municipal facilities – must be postmarked by Oct. 5.
Certain types of ID with photographs are required to register.
For more information, go to www.sc.votes.org.