Notice of November 3, 2015 Municipal Elections

Notice of Municipal General Elections

In Easley, Liberty, Norris, Pickens, and Six Mile

November 3, 2015

This notice is to the citizens residing inside the incorporated municipal boundaries of the South Carolina municipalities of Easley, Liberty, Norris, Pickens, and Six Mile that their Municipal General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. A runoff election, if necessary, will be held two weeks later on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. This is a non-partisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.

The following offices and candidates will appear on the ballots on November 3, 2015. Write-in candidate blanks equal to the seats to fill for each office shall also be provided.

Easley City Council Ward 5

*1-Seat to Fill*

James Eller

Bob Fedder

Thomas H Wright Sr

Liberty City Council Ward 4

*1-Seat to Fill*

Brian Petersen

Norris Town Council

*2-Seats to Fill*

Roy Bryant

Kendall Shirley

Pickens City Council

*3-Seats to Fill*

Fletcher Perry

Lois Porter

Patti Welborn

Six Mile Town Council

*2-Seats to Fill*

Jeff Dennis

Harriett A Mitchell

David T Yongue

VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE – OCTOBER 3, 2015 – Every person offering to vote in these elections must be duly registered on the County Books of Registration, as an elector and a resident of the municipality, not less than 30-days prior to the date of election. The last day to register to vote (or update your voter registration information) for these municipal elections will be Saturday, October 3, 2015.

To register to vote in Pickens County or update your address and/or other voter registration information:

  • Visit the Office of the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County at 222 McDaniel Ave Pickens, SC 29671. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5:00pm.
  • Visit our website: https://pickenselections.org/

The following Pickens County precincts and polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2015:

City of Easley Precincts & Voting Locations (Only voters inside Easley Ward 5 are eligible):

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

137 Woodside – Jones Avenue Baptist Church – 614 Ross Avenue Easley, SC 29640

139 Pickensville – Pendleton Street Baptist Church – 601 S. Pendleton Street Easley, SC 29640

140 Easley – Pendleton Street Baptist Church – 601 S. Pendleton Street Easley, SC 29640

141 Forest Acress – Pendleton Street Baptist Church – 601 S. Pendleton Street Easley, SC 29640

148 McKissick – Pendleton Street Baptist Church – 601 S. Pendleton Street Easley, SC 29640

157 Fruit Mountain – Jones Avenue Baptist Church – 614 Ross Avenue Easley, SC 29640

163 Lenhardt – New Foundation Baptist Church – 556 Lenhardt Road Easley, SC 29640

 

City of Liberty Precincts & Voting Locations

128 Rices Creek – Liberty First Baptist Church – 403 Edgemont Avenue Liberty, SC 29657

129 West Liberty – Calumet Baptist Church – 400 S. Peachtree Street Liberty, SC 29657

130 East Liberty – Eastside Baptist Church – 920 Anderson Drive Liberty, SC 29657

155 North Liberty – Liberty United Methodist Church – 310 Mae Street Liberty, SC 29657

 

Town of Norris Precincts & Voting Locations

112 Norris – Norris Town Hall – 100 E. Jamison Street Norris, SC 29667

 

City of Pickens Precincts & Voting Locations

123 South Pickens – Holy Cross Catholic Church 558 Hampton Avenue Pickens, SC 29671

121 North Pickens – Pickens Fire Station 302 Johnson Street Pickens, SC 29671

122 West Pickens – Pickens Fire Station 302 Johnson Street Pickens, SC 29671

124 East Pickens – Pickens Fire Station 302 Johnson Street Pickens, SC 29671

125 Glassy Mountain – Pickens Fire Station 302 Johnson Street Pickens, SC 29671

154 Crescent Hill – Pickens Fire Station 302 Johnson Street Pickens, SC 29671

 

Town of Six Mile Precincts & Voting Locations

113- Six Mile – Six Mile Town Hall (Community Room) 106 S. Main Street Six Mile, SC 29682

114- Six Mile Mountain – Six Mile Town Hall (Community Room) 106 S. Main Street Six Mile, SC 29682

VOTER IDENTIFICATION: All voters will be asked to show one of the following Photo IDs at your polling place Tuesday, November 3, 2015:

  • C. Driver’s License
  • ID Card issued by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles
  • C. Voter Registration Card with Photo
  • Federal Military ID (includes VA Benefits Card)
  • S. Passport

IF YOU ALREADY HAVE ONE OF THE PHOTO IDs ABOVE YOU ARE READY TO VOTE. Be sure to bring your ID with you to your polling place.

IF YOU DON’T HAVE A PHOTO ID, YOU NEED TO GET ONE BEFORE VOTING. Free Photo IDs are available at the DMV and at the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County Office.

IF YOU CAN’T GET A PHOTO ID, BRING YOUR NON-PHOTO VOTER REGISTRATION CARD WITH YOU TO THE POLLS. You will be allowed to vote after signing an affidavit stating you have a reasonable impediment to obtaining photo ID. The reasonable impediment could be a religious objection to being photographed, a disability or illness, your work schedule, lack of transportation or any other obstacle you find reasonable.

IF YOU FORGET TO BRING YOUR ID WITH YOU TO VOTE, you may vote a provisional ballot that will not count unless you show Photo ID to the county election commission prior to certification of the election.

The processing of absentee ballots will begin at 9:00am on election morning, November 3, 2015, in the Office of the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County inside the Pickens County Administration Facility located at 222 McDaniel Ave, Pickens, SC 29671.

The provisional ballot hearing and canvass for this municipal election will be held Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 9:00am in the Office of the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County inside the Pickens County Administration Facility located at 222 McDaniel Ave, Pickens, SC 29671.

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: https://pickenselections.org/

Absentee ballot application requests can also be made by calling 864-898-5948 or 864-898-5949, sending an email to elections@co.pickens.sc.us, or by coming in-person to the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County in the Administrative Facility located at 222 McDaniel Ave, Pickens SC 29671.

For more information concerning this municipal election, please go to our website: https://pickenselections.org/

You may also contact the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County at 864-898-5948 or 864-898-5949.

-Rodney W. Allen, Executive Director Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County