Notice of Election for Republican Presidential Preference Primary

The 2012 Republican Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2012.

Any person wishing to participate in this primary must register to vote no later than Wednesday, December 21, 2011. To register to vote in Pickens County or update your address and/or other voter registration information:

  • Visit the Office of the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission at 222 McDaniel Ave B-9 Pickens, SC 29671. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5:00pm., or
  •  Visit our website: http://pickenselections.org/ , download, complete, and print the voter registration application, and either:
    • Mail the application to the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission at 222 McDaniel Ave B-9 Pickens, SC 29671. (must be postmarked by December 21st), or
    • Fax the application to the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission at 864-898-5637 (must be received by December 21st), or
    • Scan the application and email the image as a file attachment to the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission at the following email address: staceyf@co.pickens.sc.us (must be received by December 21st).

All precincts will be open. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the polling places designated below. The Managers of Election shall see that each person offering to vote takes the oath that he/she is qualified to vote at this election according to the Constitution of this State, has not voted before at this primary election or at any other party’s primary election, and has not participated in the nominating convention for any vacancy for which this primary is being held.

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 these voters using the curbside voting provision.

Registered electors who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Absentee ballot application requests can be made by going to our website: http://pickenselections.org/absentee-application-request/ or by calling 864-898-5948.

On January 21, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes in their office inside the Pickens County Administration Facility (222 McDaniel Avenue B-9 Pickens, SC 29671).

On January 26, 2012, at 9:00 A.M. the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission serving as the Pickens County Board of Canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots in this election. This hearing will be held in the Auditorium (County Council Chambers) inside the Pickens County Administration Facility (222 McDaniel Avenue B-9 Pickens, SC 29671.)

The following precincts and polling places will be involved in this election:

#Precinct NamePrecinct AddressNotes
101Stone ChurchUniversity Baptist Church
411 Pendleton Rd
Clemson, SC 29631
Permanently Changed
as of July 6, 2010

Previously at
National Guard Armory
102UniversityUniversity Lutheran Church
111 Sloan St.
Clemson SC 29631
103MorrisonEast Clemson Baptist Church
230 Frontage Rd.
Clemson SC 29631
104AbelAbel Baptist Church
150 Abel Rd.
Clemson SC 29631
105CalhounFirst Baptist Church
397 College Ave.
Clemson SC 29631
106Clemson IIClemson Downs
The Ernie Corley Activity Center
150 Downs BLVD
Clemson SC 29631
Permanently Changed
as of February 25, 2010

Previously at Clemson Elementary
107Clemson IMt Tabor Baptist Church
827 Old Greenville Hwy
Clemson SC 29631
108Central ICentral/Clemson Library
105 Commons Way
Central SC 29630
109Central IICentral First Baptist Church
Fellowship Hall
207 Johnson Rd.
Central SC 29630
Permanently Changed
as of February 25, 2010

Previously at Central Elementary
110PikeR C Edwards Middle School
1157 Madden Bridge Rd.
Central SC 29630
111Lawrence ChapelCentral Rural Fire Department
1840 Six Mile Hwy
Central SC 29630
112NorrisNorris Town Hall
103 E Jamison St.
Norris SC 29667
113Six MileSix Mile Community Building
106 S Main St.
Six Mile SC 29682
114Praters Creek IISix Mile Elementary School
777 N Main St.
Six Mile SC 29682
115Praters Creek IPraters Creek Baptist Church
621 Praters Creek Rd.
Pickens SC 29671
116Mountain ViewMountain View Baptist Church
336 Mountain View Church Rd
Six Mile SC 29682
117Albert R LewisAlbert R Lewis Elementary School
1755 Shady Grove Rd.
Pickens SC 29671
118Holly SpringsHolly Springs Baptist Church
3450 Table Rock Rd.
Pickens SC 29671
Permanently Changed
as of March 17, 2010

Previously at Holly Springs Elementary
119PumpkintownOolenoy Community Building
5301 Dacusville Hwy
Pickens SC 29671
120GriffinGriffin Baptist Church
1629 Pumpkintown Hwy
Pickens SC 29671
121Pickens ICrescent Hill Baptist Church
115 Crescent Hill Dr.
Pickens SC 29671
Permanently Changed
as of March 17, 2010

Previously at Pickens Middle School
122Pickens IISecona Baptist Church
Fellowship Building
234 Secona Rd
Pickens SC 29671
123Pickens IIIHoly Cross Catholic Church
558 Hampton Ave
Pickens SC 29671
124Pickens IVPickens Senior Center
129 Schoolhouse St.
Pickens SC 29671
125Glassy MountainGlassy Mountain Baptist Church
1103 Farrs Bridge Rd.
Pickens SC 29671
126Cedar RockCedar Rock Baptist Church
1667 Cedar Rock Church Rd.
Easley SC 29640
127SkeltonTri City Baptist Church
1401 Griffin Mill Rd
Easley, SC 29640
Temporarily moved from
the B. J. Skelton Career
Center to the Tri City
Baptist Church for the
Presidential Preference
Primaries only.
128Rices CreekLiberty Middle School
310 W Main St.
Liberty SC 29657
129Liberty IFirst Baptist Church
403 Edgemont Ave
Liberty SC 29657
130Liberty IIEastside Baptist Church
920 Anderson Dr.
Liberty SC 29657
Permanently Changed
Effective January 14, 2011

Previously at:
New Hope Baptist Church
131Flat RockFlat Rock Baptist Church
115 Slab Bridge Rd.
Liberty SC 29657
132ZionCountryside Village
706 Pelzer Hwy
Easley SC 29642
133Smith GroveJones Avenue Baptist Church
614 Ross Ave
Easley, SC 29640
Permanently Changed
as of July 6, 2010

Previously at
National Guard Armory
134Arial MillArial Mill Baptist Church
618 Rice Rd.
Easley SC 29640
135Park StreetSenior Citizens Center
401 Blair St.
Easley SC 29640
136SimpsonUnion Baptist Church
200 N Pendleton St.
Easley SC 29640
137WoodsideJones Avenue Baptist Church
614 Ross Ave
Easley, SC 29640
Permanently Changed
as of July 6, 2010

Previously at
National Guard Armory
138Brushy CreekBrushy Creek Baptist Church
100 Clay St.
Easley SC 29642
139PickensvilleFirst Baptist Church
300 E 1st Ave
Easley SC 29640
140EasleyFirst Baptist Church
300 E 1st Ave
Easley SC 29640
141Forest AcresSt Matthias Lutheran Church
501 Powdersville Rd.
Easley SC 29641
142Powdersville IBrushy Creek Baptist Church
100 Clay St.
Easley SC 29642
143Powersville IIPresbyterian Home
205 Bud Nalley Dr.
Easley SC 29642
144Rock SpringsRock Springs Baptist Church
201 Rock Springs Rd.
Easley SC 29642
145SaludaCrosswell Baptist Church
219 S Fish Trap Rd.
Greenville SC 29611
146Crosswell IICrosswell Elementary School
161 School Rd.
Easley SC 269640
147Georges CreekGeorges Creek Baptist Church
1991 Saluda Dam Rd.
Easley SC 29640
148McKissickCalvary Hill Baptist Church
510 Rampey St.
Easley SC 29641
149Crosswell IWestwood Baptist Church
3821 Saluda Dam Rd.
Easley SC 29640
150CrossroadsCrossroads Baptist Church
160 Cross Roads Church Rd.
Easley, SC 29640
151Dacusville IDacusville Rural Fire Department
2509 Earls Bridge Rd
Easley, SC 29640
Permanently Changed
as of July 6, 2010

Previously at
Dacusville Elementary School
152Dacusville IINine Forks Baptist Church
3207 Earls Bridge Rd.
Easley SC 29640