Notice of Elections for Republican & Democratic Primaries

The Republican and Democratic parties will hold primaries on Tuesday, June 12, 2012.  Any necessary runoffs will be held on Tuesday, June 26.

Any person wishing to vote in the primaries and runoffs must register no later than Saturday, May 12.  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 Pickens, SC 29671. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5:00pm.  In addition to our normal office hours, the Office of the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission will be open from 8:00 a.m.to Noonon Saturday, May 12th to accommodate citizens who want to register to vote or update their address.
  •  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 May 12th), or
    • Fax the application to the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission at 864-898-5637 (must be received by May 12th), 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 May 12).

As required by SC Code of Laws7-13-1390(c), the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission shall conduct a public test of its M-100 optical ballot scanners that will be used in the primary elections.  M-100 optical ballot scanners are used to tabulate the paper optical scan ballots cast in the Absentee (by mail), Emergency, and Failsafe Precincts. The public test shall occur at10:00am on Friday, June 8, 2012in the Auditorium (County Council Chambers) inside the Pickens County Administration Facility (222 McDaniel Avenue Pickens, SC 29671.).

All precincts will be open on election day. 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.

At 9:00 a.m.on election day 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 Thursday, June 14, at 9:00am the Pickens County Registration and Elections Commission serving as the Pickens County Board of Canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots casts in this election.  This hearing will be held in the Auditorium (County Council Chambers) inside the Pickens County Administration Facility (222 McDaniel Avenue Pickens, SC 29671.)

The following precincts and polling places will be open from7:00 a.m.until7:00 p.m.:

101          Stone Church – University Baptist Church 411 Pendleton Rd  Clemson SC 29631

102          University – University Lutheran Church  111 Sloan St.  Clemson SC 29631

103          Morrison – East Clemson Baptist Church  230 Frontage Rd. Clemson SC 29631

104          Abel – Abel Baptist Church  150 Abel Rd. Clemson SC 29631

105          Calhoun – First Baptist Church  397 College Ave.  Clemson SC 29631

106          Clemson II – Clemson Downs  500 Downs Loop  Clemson SC 29631

107          Clemson I – Mt Tabor Baptist Church  827 Old Greenville Hwy  Clemson SC 29631

108          Central I – Central/Clemson Library  105 Commons Way  Central SC 29630

109          Central II – Central First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall 207 Johnson Rd.  Central SC 29630

110          Pike – R C Edwards Middle School  1157 Madden Bridge Rd. Central SC 29630

111          Lawrence Chapel – Central Rural Fire Department  1840 Six Mile Hwy  Central SC 29630

112          Norris – Norris Town Hall  103 E Jamison St.  Norris SC 29667

113          Six Mile  – Six Mile Community Building  106 S Main St.  Six Mile SC 29682

114          Praters Creek II – Six Mile Elementary School  777 N Main St.  Six Mile SC 29682

115          Praters Creek I – Praters Creek Baptist Church  621 Praters Creek Rd.  Pickens SC 29671

116          Mtn View – Mountain View Baptist Church  336 Mountain View Church Rd  Six Mile SC 29682

117          Albert R Lewis – Albert R Lewis Elementary School  1755 Shady Grove Rd.  Pickens SC 29671

118          Holly Springs – Holly Springs Baptist Church  3450 Table Rock Rd. Pickens SC 29671

119          Pumpkintown – Oolenoy Community Building  5301 Dacusville Hwy Pickens SC 29671

120          Griffin – Griffin Baptist Church 1629 Pumpkintown Hwy Pickens SC 29671

121          Pickens I – Crescent Hill Baptist Church  115 Crescent Hill Rd. Pickens SC 29671

122          Pickens II – Secona Baptist Church Fellowship Bldg  234 Secona Rd  Pickens SC 29671

123          PickensIII- Holy Cross Catholic Church  558 Hampton Ave Pickens SC 29671

124          Pickens IV – Pickens Senior Center 129 Schoolhouse St. Pickens SC 29671

125          Glassy Mtn – Glassy Mountain Baptist Church 1103 Farrs Bridge Rd. Pickens SC 29671

126          Cedar Rock – Cedar Rock Baptist Church 1667 Cedar Rock Church Rd. Easley SC 29640

127          Skelton – Tri City Baptist Church  1401 Griffin Mill Rd  Easley SC 29640 –                                                                                 Permenant move from B.J. Skelton Career Center

128          Rices Creek – Liberty Middle School  310 W Main St. Liberty SC 29657

129          Liberty I – First Baptist Church 403 Edgemont Ave Liberty SC 29657

130          Liberty II – Eastside Baptist Church 920 Anderson Dr. Liberty SC 29657

131          Flat Rock – Flat Rock Baptist Church  115 Slab Bridge Rd.  Liberty SC 29657

132          Zion – Countryside Village  706 Pelzer Hwy  Easley SC 29642

133          Smith Grove – Jones Ave Baptist Church  614 Ross Ave  Easley SC 29640

134          Arial Mill – Arial Mill Baptist Church  618 Rice Rd.  Easley SC 29640

135          Park Street – Senior Citizens Center  401 Blair St.  Easley SC 29640

136          Simpson  – Union Baptist Church  200 N Pendleton St.  Easley SC 29640

137          Woodside  – Jones Ave Baptist Church  614 Ross Ave  Easley SC 29640

138          Brushy Creek – Brushy Creek Baptist Church  100 Clay St.  Easley SC 29642

139          Pickensville – First Baptist Church  300 E 1st Ave  Easley SC 29640

140          Easley – First Baptist Church  300 E 1st Ave  Easley SC 29640

141          Forest Acres – St Matthias Lutheran Church 501 Powdersville Rd.  Easley SC 29641

142          Powdersville I – Brushy Creek Baptist Church  100 Clay St.  Easley SC 29642

143          Powersville II – Presbyterian Home  205 Bud Nalley Dr.  Easley SC 29642

144          Rock Springs – Rock Springs Baptist Church  201 Rock Springs Rd.  Easley SC 29642

145          Saluda – Crosswell Baptist Church  219 S Fish Trap Rd.  Greenville SC 29611

146          Crosswell II – Crosswell Elementary School  161 School Rd.  Easley SC 269640

147          Georges Creek – Georges Creek Baptist Church  1991 Saluda Dam Rd.  Easley SC 29640

148          McKissick – Calvary Hill Baptist Church  510 Rampey St.  Easley SC 29641

149          Crosswell I – Westwood Baptist Church  3821 Saluda Dam Rd.  Easley SC 29640

150          Crossroads  – Crossroads Baptist Church 160 Crossroads Church Rd. Easley, SC 29640

151          Dacusville I – Former Dacusville Elementary School  2671 Earls Bridge Rd.  Easley SC 29640 –                                             Permenant move from Dacusville Rural Fire Dept

152          Dacusville II – Nine Forks Baptist Church  3207 Earls Bridge Rd.  Easley SC  29640