Officials with senior citizen centers and homeless outreach agencies tell 7 News they’ve seen people without proper identification struggle to get the necessary documents.
“If a person has no identification and they were born in South Carolina, it’s very hard for them to get a birth certificate,” said Smith, a manager with Place of Hope.
Smith says some of the clients he has helped were even under the impression that you needed photo i-d to vote.
Conway Benlangia, Greenville County director of elections and voter registration not true. All that’s needed is a voter registration card and a physical mailing address. A birth certificate is not needed to get a voter registration card, Benlangia says.