Making Democracy Work

Getting Out the Vote

Low voter turnout puts our democracy at risk. We can increase voter turnout by removing structural barriers to voting and increasing voter knowledge, both factors of low voter participation.

Register Voters and Help Get Out the Vote!

The League has two voter registration trainings coming up in September. Individuals and organizations are invited to join us as we walk you through hosting your own voter registration drive! For more details, contact our Voter Services Director Joan Zaleski at

  • Saturday, September 21, 11am-1pm, Cane Bay Library, 1655 Cane Bay Blvd., Ste A, Summerville, SC 29486
  • Sunday, September 22, 1:30-3:30, Summerville Branch, Dorchester County Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville, SC 29485

Online "Get Out the Vote" Resources

1) Share our online Election Guide with friends and family!

2. Here are our recommendations for your successful small-scale voter registration events.

3. Learn from our presentation on voting trends and how we can improve voter turnout in SC:

- Why voting matters
- Who votes & why
- How to increase turnout
- Best practices for getting out the vote