South Carolina Presidential Preference Primary Dates Announced for Democratic and Republican Parties

October 14, 2023

South Carolina, a key state in the United States presidential election process, has officially set the dates for its Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) for both the Democratic and Republican Parties. The PPP offers registered voters the opportunity to cast their ballots for their preferred presidential candidate in the upcoming elections.

Democratic Party Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) Dates:

Early Voting:

  • Monday, January 22—Saturday, January 27, 8:30am-6:00pm
  • Monday, January 29—Friday, February 2, 8:30am-6:00pm
  • No early voting on Sunday, January 28

PPP Day:

  • Saturday, February 3: 7:00am—7:00pm

Republican Party Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) Dates:

Early Voting:

  • Monday, February 12—Saturday, February 17, 8:30am-6:00pm
  • Monday, February 19—Thursday, February 22, 8:30am-6:00pm
  • No early voting on Sunday, February 18 or Friday, February 23

PPP Day:

  • Saturday, February 24: 7:00am—7:00pm

South Carolina residents are encouraged to actively participate in the primary process by casting their votes either during the early voting period or on the official PPP Day. This is a crucial opportunity for citizens to express their preferences and help shape the direction of the presidential race.

The state is committed to ensuring a fair and efficient electoral process, and early voting options provide greater flexibility for those with busy schedules. South Carolina’s Presidential Preference Primary is an essential step toward selecting candidates who will represent their respective parties in the broader national election. Make your voice heard and be a part of shaping the future of the nation.