City of Pickens Special Election Timeline

Updated January 12, 2008
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Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Councilman Pat Welborn’s Resignation Becomes Effective

Friday, January 16, 2009
Filing Opens at Noon @ Pickens City Hall (Statement of Candidacy + $50 Filing Fee)

Monday, January 26, 2009
Filing Closes at Noon @ Pickens City Hall

Monday, February 09, 2009
S. C. Code of Laws Title 7-13-190 was amended in 2002 to state if only one candidate has filed for each vacancy in the municipality at the end of the filing period for candidates that no municipal election will be held unless a write-in candidate declares his intent to run as a write-in candidate within 14 days after the filing period ends. (Noon @ Pickens City Hall)

Saturday, February 28, 2009
Last Day to Register to Vote
Applications mailed must be postmarked by this day.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Special Election: Voting Location Open From 7am to 7pm
Pickens City Fire Department
302 Johnson St
Pickens, SC 29671
All registered voters in the following precincts who reside inside the City of Pickens will vote at the above location: 121 Pickens I, 122 Pickens II, 123 Pickens III, Pickens IV, and 125 Glassy Mountain.

Thursday, April 02, 2009
Candidate Deadline to File Protest With Pickens County Election Commission

Thursday, April 02, 2009
Provisional Ballot Hearing and Election Certification (10:00am)
Pickens County Administration Building – Board Room
222 McDaniel Ave., B-9
Pickens, SC 29671

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Runoff Election (only if necessary)
Voting Location Open From 7am to 7pm
Pickens City Fire Department
302 Johnson St
Pickens, SC 29671
All registered voters in the following precincts who reside inside the City of Pickens will vote at the above location: 121 Pickens I, 122 Pickens II, 123 Pickens III, Pickens IV, and 125 Glassy Mountain.

Thursday, April 16, 2009
Provisional Ballot Hearing and Runoff Election Certification (10:00am)
Pickens County Administration Building – Board Room
222 McDaniel Ave., B-9
Pickens, SC 29671

Thursday, April 16, 2009
Candidate Deadline to File Protest With Pickens County Election Commission (for Runoff Election)

For additional information about this election, please contact:

Chris Eldridge,
Administrator
City of Pickens
864-878-6421 Office
pickensh@bellsouth.net

Rodney W. Allen,
Executive Director
Pickens County Registrations & Elections
rodneya@co.pickens.sc.us
864-898-5948 Office
864-898-5637 Fax