Town of Central – Public Notice of Municipal Election

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission will be conducting the municipal election for the Town of Central to be held Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 for the purpose of electing three Town Council Members and a Mayor.

Such election will be held in accordance with the statues of the State of South Carolina and ordinances of the Town of Central governing elections.

Every person offering to vote must be duly registered on the County Books of Registration for Pickens County, as an elector and a resident of the Town of Central thirty days prior to the date of election, that being the 3rd day of October, 2009. Any person wishing to register to vote in this election must do so no later than Saturday, October 3rd, 2009.

The polls will be opened at 7:00 A. M. and will remain continuously opened until they are closed at 7:00 P. M. on the evening of November 3rd, 2009. The polls will be under the supervision of the Managers of the Election who have been appointed by the Pickens County Registration & Election Commission, which has been directed to conduct this election.

Voters who are blind, physically disabled, or unable to read or write are entitled to assistance in casting their ballot. This assistance may be given by anyone the voter chooses except his employer, an agent of his employer, or an officer or agent of his union. The Managers must be notified if assistance is needed.

Voters who are unable to enter their polling place due to physical disability or age may vote in the vehicle in which they drove, or were driven, to the polls. When notified, the Managers will help voters using this curbside voting provision.

Registered electors who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Persons wishing more information concerning absentee voting should contact the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission by e-mail: staceyf@co.pickens.sc.us or by phone: 864-898-5948.

This is a non-partisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.

The process of examining the returned-addressed envelopes containing absentee ballots will begin at 9:00 A. M. on the morning of the election in the Registration & Elections Commission Office inside the Pickens County Administration Building located at 222 McDaniel Ave. Pickens, SC 29671. Contact our office at 864-898-5948 to confirm the time.

The hearing on any ballots challenged in the election will be held Thursday, November 5th, 2009 at 9:00 A. M. in the Pickens County Board Room inside the Pickens County Administration Building located at 222 McDaniel Ave. Pickens, SC 29671.

Any run-off election will be held two weeks after the election on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009.
For more information, please go to the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission website: http://pickenscountyelections.blogspot.com/

The polling places for this election are as follows:

PRECINCT_________POLLING PLACE
108 Central I_______Central/Clemson Library 105 Commons Way. Central, SC 29630
107 Clemson I______Central/Clemson Library 105 Commons Way. Central, SC 29630
109 Central II______Central Elementary School 608 Johnson Rd. Central, SC 29630
110 Pike __________Central Elementary School 608 Johnson Rd. Central, SC 29630