Notice of Hearing on Provisional Ballots for the General Election of November 2, 2010

As required by Section 7-13-830 of the 1976 South Carolina Code of Laws, the Pickens County Board of Canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional (challenged) ballots. This provisional ballot hearing will be held on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2010 at 9:00am at the following location:

County Council Chambers / Auditorium inside the

Pickens County Administration Building

222 McDaniel Ave

Pickens, SC 29671

If you are the challenged voter: You are entitled to be present at this hearing. You are entitled to be represented by legal counsel and to present evidence in your behalf. If your vote was challenged for not providing proper ID when registering to vote by mail: You must provide this ID prior to or at the provisional ballot hearing for your vote to be counted. You may determine the status of your ballot by following either of these steps:

1. Calling the Pickens County Registrations & Elections office at 1-864-898-5948

/ OR /

2. Sending an email to Stacey Kitchens at staceyf@co.pickens.sc.us

/ OR /

3. Going to www.pickenselections.org and clicking the “Check your Voter Registration Info” link

/ OR /

4. Calling the State Election Commission toll free at 1-866-200-6100

If you are the challenger: You may be present at this hearing to present evidence and/or witnesses in support of your challenge. Prior to the hearing, you may present written evidence to the County Election Commission in support of your challenge. If you do none of these to support your challenge, the ballot will be counted.

Reference: HAVA Section 302 (5) (A) Provisional Voting and Voting Information Requirements.