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: firstname.lastname@example.org (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