Candidate Filing Notice: 2009 Special Veterans Affairs Officer Advisory Election

A special advisory election will be held to fill the unexpired term of Pickens County Veterans Affairs Officer Rick Simmons on Saturday, October 3, 2009. Candidates may file for the office with the Pickens County Registration and Elections Commission (222 McDaniel Ave, County Administrative Building, Pickens) during normal working hours (8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday) beginning on Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 17, 2009. There will be a filing fee of Two Hundred Nine Dollars and Thirty-nine Cents ($209.39) to cover the cost of the election. Persons filing as a candidate must present proof of being a veteran with honorable separation (DD214 or Honorable Discharge papers) and proof of residency in Pickens County. If only one candidate files, no advisory election will be held and the filing fee will be refunded. You may contact the Registration and Elections Commission (222 McDaniel Ave, County Administrative Building, Pickens) by sending an email to staceyf@co.pickens.sc.us or calling 864-898-5948 for more information.