2016 Presidential Preference Primary Elections Notice

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A Republican Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016.   A Democratic Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016. These primaries will be conducted in the polling places listed in this notice.

Voters may participate in only one party’s presidential preference primary. The deadline to register to vote and be eligible to vote in either Presidential Preference Primary is January 27, 2016.

The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the polling places designated below.  These primaries will be held under the rules for providing Photo ID at the polling place.  Voters will be asked to provide one of the following Photo IDs at their polling place.

  • S.C. Driver’s License
  • ID Card issued by S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles
  • S.C. Voter Registration Card with Photo
  • Federal Military ID
  • U.S. Passport

If you have one of these IDs, you are ready to vote.  Voters should remember to bring one of these IDs with them to the polling place.  Voters without Photo ID can get one free of charge from the Department of Motor Vehicles or their county voter registration and elections office.  Voters who encounter an obstacle to getting a Photo ID should bring their voter registration card without a photo with them to their polling place. These voters can then sign an affidavit swearing to their identity and to their obstacle to obtaining a Photo ID and vote a paper provisional ballot.  This ballot will count unless the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County has grounds to believe the affidavit is false.  For more information on Photo ID, visit pickenselections.org or call 864-898-5948 or
864-898-5949.

At 9:00 a.m. on February 20 the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes from the Republican Presidential Preference Primary inside the Pickens County Administration Facility in their Office at (222 McDaniel Avenue B-9 Pickens, SC 29671).

At 9:00 a.m. on February 27, the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes from the Democratic Presidential Preference Primary at inside the Pickens County Administration Facility in their Office at (222 McDaniel Avenue B-9 Pickens, SC 29671).

On Thursday, February 25, at 9:00 a.m. the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County serving as the Pickens County Board of Canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots cast in the Republican Preference Primary. This hearing will be held at inside the Pickens County Administration Facility in the County Council Chambers (222 McDaniel Avenue B-9 Pickens, SC 29671).

On Thursday, March 3, at 9:00 a.m. the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County of Canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots cast in the Democratic Preference Primary. This hearing will be held at inside the Pickens County Administration Facility in the County Council Chambers (222 McDaniel Avenue B-9 Pickens, SC 29671).

 

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

Precincts                         Polling Places (location)

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 – Crosspoint Church 1019 Tiger Blvd Clemson SC 29631

106          Clemson – Clemson Downs 150 Clemson Downs Blvd Clemson SC 29631

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

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

109          North Central – Central First Baptist Church 207 Johnson Rd.  Central SC 29630

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

111          Lawrence Chapel – Central 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 Town Hall 106 S Main St.  Six Mile SC 29682

114          Six Mile Mtn – Six Miles Elementary School 777 N Main St.  Six Mile SC 29682

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

116          Mtn View – Keowee Baptist 544 Keowee Baptist Church Rd Six Mile, SC 29682

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

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

119          Pumpkintown – Oolenoy Baptist Church 200 Miracle Hill Rd, South Carolina 29671

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

121          North Pickens – North Side Baptist 421 Sangamo Rd Pickens SC 29671

122          West Pickens – Secona Church Fellowship Bldg.  234 Secona Rd Pickens SC 29671

123          South Pickens- Holy Cross Church 558 Hampton Ave Pickens SC 29671

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

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

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

127          Skelton – Tri City Church 1401 Griffin Mill Rd Easley SC 29640 –

128          Rice’s Creek – Liberty First Baptist 403 Edgemont Ave. Liberty SC 29657

129          West Liberty – Calumet Baptist Church 400 South Peachtree St Liberty SC 29657

130          East Liberty – 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 – Brookdale Easley (Countryside Village) 706 Pelzer Hwy Easley SC 29642

133          Smith Grove – Smith Grove Church 1220 Smith Grove Rd. Easley SC 29640

134          Arial Mill – Arial Mill Baptist Church 618 Rice Rd.  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 –Pendleton St Baptist Church 601 S Pendleton St Easley SC 29640

140          Easley – Pendleton St Baptist Church 601 S Pendleton St Easley SC 29640

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

142          Crestview – Smithfield’s Country Club 100 Pine Ridge Dr. Easley SC 29642

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

144          Rock Springs – Rock Springs Church 310 Rock Springs Rd. Easley SC 29642

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

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

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

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

149          Vinland – Crosswell Elementary School 161 School Rd.  Easley SC 29640

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

151          Dacusville – Former Dacusville Elementary 2671 Earls Bridge Rd. Easley SC 29640

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

153          South Central – Cannon Memorial Church 120 Pepper St Central SC 29630

154          Crescent Hill – Crescent Hill Church 115 Crescent Hill Dr. Pickens SC 29671

155          North Liberty – Liberty United Church 310 Mae St Liberty SC 29657

156          Pendleton – Grace Baptist Church 930 N Old Pendleton Rd. Liberty SC 29657

157          Fruit Mtn – Jones Ave Church 614 Ross Ave Easley SC 29640

158          Pope Field – Brushy Creek Church 100 Clay St Easley SC 29642

159          Sheffield – St Mathias Church 501 Powdersville Rd Easley SC 29642

160          Tri County – Victory Baptist Church 1832 Powdersville Rd Easley SC 29642

161          McAlister – Rock Springs Church 310 Rock Springs Rd. Easley SC 29642

163          Lenhardt – New Foundation Church 556 Lenhardt Rd Easley SC 29640