Demonstrations for New Voting Machines Scheduled
Oct 18, 2019

The municipal election on November 5, 2019 will be the first time that the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office will use the new voting machines. The City of Columbia wants to ensure that all citizens are aware of the new voting process and have the information needed to cast a vote.

A public education campaign has been launched by the City Clerk's Office and the Public Relations, Media and Marketing Department. City officials and city staff are working with the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office to educate constituents before the November 5 municipal election is held.

Representatives from the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office will conduct demonstrations of the new voting machines. The following demonstrations have been scheduled to give citizens the opportunity to see and use the new voting machines:

On Monday, October 21, 2019

Martin Luther King Park, 

2300 Greene Street, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


On Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Francis Burns United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall,

5616 Farrow Road, beginning at 11:00 a.m.


On Thursday, October 24, 2019

Eau Claire Print Building, 

3907 Ensor Avenue, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


On Friday, October 25, 2019

Woodlands Park, 

6500 Olde Knight Parkway, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


On Saturday, October 26, 2019

Soda City Market on Main Street, 

hosted by the League of Women Voters, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


On Sunday, October 27, 2019

Francis Burns United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall,

5616 Farrow Road, beginning at 1:00 p.m.


For voter inquiries, please contact the Richland County Elections and Voter Registration Office at (803)576-2240.

For questions regarding the City of Columbia Municipal Election please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (803)545.3045 or visit www.columbiasc.gov/elections.