General Information
Candidates
Precinct Information
Presidential Primary FAQs

General Information:

The 2012 Republican Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012.   Any person wishing to participate in this primary must register to vote no later than December 21, 2011.

All precincts will be open.  Some polling place locations may be combined.  The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the polling places designated below.  The Managers of Election shall see that each person offering to vote takes the oath that he/she is qualified to vote at this election according to the Constitution of this State, has not voted before at this primary election or at any other party’s primary election, and has not participated in the nominating convention for any vacancy for which this primary is being held.

Voters who are blind, physically disabled, or unable to read or write are entitled to assistance in casting their ballot.  This assistance may be given by anyone the voter chooses except his employer, an agent of his employer, or an officer or agent of his union.  The Managers must be notified if assistance is needed.

Voters who are unable to enter their polling place due to physical handicap or age may vote in the vehicle in which they drove, or were driven, to the polls.  When notified, the Managers will help these voters using the curbside voting provision.

Registered electors who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot.  Voters wishing more information concerning absentee voting should contact their county voter registration office.

On January 21, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., the County Election Commission will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at the Waggoner Building, 201 Johnston Street, St. George.

On January 26, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., the County Board of Canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots in this election.  This hearing will be held at the Waggoner Building, 201 Johnston Street, St. George.

Candidates:

The following candidates will appear on the Republican Presidential Preference Primary ballots on January 21, 2012.

Michele Bachmann
Herman Cain
Newt Gingrich
Jon Huntsman
Gary Johnson
Ron Paul
Rick Perry
Mitt Romney
Rick Santorum

Republican PPP Sample Ballot

Precincts

The following precincts and polling places will be involved in this election:

PrecinctLocationStreet AddressCityZip
ARCHDALEFT DORCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL8500 PATRIOT BLVDN CHARLESTON29420
ARCHDALE 2FT DORCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL8500 PATRIOT BLVDN CHARLESTON29420
ASHBOROUGH EDORCHESTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH10290 DORCHESTER RDSUMMERVILLE29485
ASHBOROUGH E 2DORCHESTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH10290 DORCHESTER RDSUMMERVILLE29485
ASHBOROUGH W*DORCHESTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH10290 DORCHESTER RDSUMMERVILLE29485
ASHBOROUGH W 2*DORCHESTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH10290 DORCHESTER RDSUMMERVILLE29485
ASHLEY RIVERRIVER OAKS MIDDLE SCHOOL8642 RIVER OAKS DRN CHARLESTON29420
BACONS BRIDGEBEECH HILL ELEMENTARY1001 BEECH HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29485
BEECH HILLBEECH HILL ELEMENTARY1001 BEECH HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29485
BEECH HILL 2BEECH HILL ELEMENTARY1001 BEECH HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29485
BRANDYMILLGRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH1600 OLD TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
BRANDYMILL 2GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH1600 OLD TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
BRIARWOODSUMMERVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST413 OLD TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
BRIARWOOD 2SUMMERVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST413 TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
BRIARWOOD 3SUMMERVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST413 TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
BUTTERNUTREEVES ELEM SCHOOL1003 DUBOSE SCHOOL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
CAROLINASENIOR CITIZENS CENTER312 N LAUREL STSUMMERVILLE29483
CENTRALKNIGHTSVILLE UMC1505 CENTRAL AVESUMMERVILLE29483
CENTRAL 2KNIGHTSVILLE UMC1505 CENTRAL AVESUMMERVILLE29483
CLEMSONDUBOSE MIDDLE SCHOOL1000 DUBOSE SCHOOL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
CLEMSON 2DUBOSE MIDDLE SCHOOL1000 DUBOSE SCHOOL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
CLEMSON 3DUBOSE MIDDLE SCHOOL1000 DUBOSE SCHOOL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
COASTALCOASTAL CENTER9995 MILES-JAMISON RDLADSON29456
COASTAL 2COASTAL CENTER9995 MILES JAMISON RDLADSON29456
COASTAL 3COASTAL CENTER9995 MILES JAMISON RDLADSON29456
COOSAWFT DORCHESTER ELEMENTARY5201 OLD GLORY LNSUMMERVILLE29485
COOSAW 2FT DORCHESTER ELEM SCHOOL5201 OLD GLORY LNSUMMERVILLE29485
CYPRESSKNIGHTSVILLE ELEMENTARY847 ORANGEBURG RDSUMMERVILLE29483
DELEMARSSAND HILL METHODIST1961 SUMMERS DRIVERIDGEVILLE29472
DORCHESTER*SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER312 N LAUREL STSUMMERVILLE29483
DORCHESTER 2*SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER312 N LAUREL STSUMMERVILLE29483
FLOWERTOWNSUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL1101 BOONE HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
FLOWERTOWN 2SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL1101 BOONE HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
FOUR HOLEHARLEYVILLE ELEMENTARY1650 E MAIN STDORCHESTER29437
GERMANTOWNCORNERSTONE BAPT. CHURCH888 CENTRAL AVESUMMERVILLE29483
GIVHANSGIVHANS ALTERNATIVE PROGR273 HWY 61RIDGEVILLE29472
GIVHANS 2GIVHANS ALTERNATE PROGRAM273 HWY 61RIDGEVILLE29472
GREENHURSTSPANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL901 JOHN MCKISSICK WAYSUMMERVILLE29483
GREENWAVESUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL1101 BOONE HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
GROVERGROVER FIRE DEPT3336 WIRE RDST. GEORGE29477
HARLEYVILLEHARLEYVILLE COMMUNITY CTR163 S RAILROAD AVEHARLEYVILLE29448
INDIAN FIELDST GEORGE MIDDLE SCHOOL600 MINUS STST GEORGE29477
INDIAN FIELD 2ST GEORGE MIDDLE SCHOOL600 MINUS STST GEORGE29477
IRONGATEBEAUTIFUL SAVIOR LUTHERAN720 TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
IRONGATE 2BEAUTIFUL SAVIOR LUTHERAN720 TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
IRONGATE 3BEAUTIFUL SAVIOR LUTHERAN720 TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
KINGS GRANTOAKBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL286 OLD FORT RDLADSON29456
KINGS GRANT 2OAKBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL286 OLD FORT RDLADSON29456
KNIGHTSVILLEKNIGHTSVILLE ELEM SCHOOL847 ORANGEBURG RDSUMMERVILLE29483
LINCOLNCATHEDRAL OF PRAISE3790 ASHLEY PHOSPHATE RDN CHARLESTON29420
MILES/JAMISONBAPTIST TABERNACLE CHURCH3670 LADSON RDLADSON29456
NEWINGTONNEWINGTON ELEM SCHOOL10 KING CHARLES CIRSUMMERVILLE29485
NEWINGTON 2NEWINGTON ELEM SCHOOL10 KING CHARLES CIRSUMMERVILLE29485
NORTH SUMMERVILLEALSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL500 BRYAN STSUMMERVILLE29483
NORTH SUMMERVILLE 2ALSTON MIDDLE SCHOOL500 BRYAN STSUMMERVILLE29483
OAKBROOKOAKBROOK MIDDLE SCHOOL286 OLD FORT RDLADSON29456
PATRIOTFT DORCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL8500 PATRIOT BLVDN CHARLESTON29420
REEVESVILLEREEVESVILLE FIRE DEPT6800 JOHNSTON AVEREEVESVILLE29471
RIDGEVILLECLAY HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL387 S RAILROAD AVERIDGEVILLE29472
RIDGEVILLE 2CLAY HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL387 S RAILROAD AVERIDGEVILLE29472
ROSINVILLEINDIAN FIELD FIRE DEPT1525 W MAIN STHARLEYVILLE29448
ROSSESDORCHESTER CAREER SCHOOL507 SCHOOL HOUSE RDDORCHESTER29437
SAUL DAMBEECH HILL ELEM SCHOOL1001 BEECH HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29485
SAWMILL BRANCHFLOWERTOWN ELEM. SCHOOL20 KING CHARLES CIRSUMMERVILLE29485
SPANNSPANN ELEM SCHOOL901 JOHN MCKISSICK WAYSUMMERVILLE29483
ST. GEORGE NO 1ST GEORGE SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER5361 E JIM BILTON BLVDST. GEORGE29477
ST. GEORGE NO 2K F WAGGONER BLDG201 JOHNSTON STST. GEORGE29477
STALLSVILLESTALLSVILLE METHOD CHURCH255 STALLSVILLE RDSUMMERVILLE29485
TRANQUILOAKBROOK ELEM SCHOOL306 OLD FORT RDLADSON29456
TRANQUIL 2OAKBROOK ELEM SCHOOL306 OLD FORT RDLADSON29456
TROLLEYTRIDENT TECH (Old DORCHESTER CAREER SCHOOL)449 OLD TROLLEY RDSUMMERVILLE29485
TUPPERWAYSUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL1101 BOONE HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
TUPPERWAY 2SUMMERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL1101 BOONE HILL RDSUMMERVILLE29483
WINDSORCATHEDRAL OF PRAISE3790 ASHLEY PHOSPHATE RDN CHARLESTON29420

 

*Please note the emphasized precincts have been moved for the January 21 Presidential Primary ONLY. Voters will return to their regular polling locations for future elections.

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