South Carolina Covid Legal Information
We drew these resources principally from Justin Levitt's list of COVID-19 election cases, Standford-MIT Healthy Elections Project COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker, and the National Center for State Legislatures' COVID-19 and 2020 Primary Elections page.
SC HB 5478
Absentee Voting; Vote by Mail
Allows all voters to vote by absentee ballot in the 2020 primary and runoff elections.
SC HB 5483
Absentee Voting; Excuse Requirements
Expands eligibility for absentee voting due to COVID-19
SC SB 635
Absentee Voting; Excuse Requirements; Emergency
Allows any voter to vote by absentee ballot if they are in an area subject to a state of emergency. Applies to 2020 primary election.