October 8th Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

are you registered to vote aTo help ensure voters are prepared for the November 8, 2016 General Election, the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County wants to remind everyone of the upcoming voter registration deadline and urge those already registered to update their information.

TO VOTE IN THE NOVEMBER 8TH GENERAL ELECTION, YOU MUST BE REGISTERED BY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2016.

If you have moved, make sure you are ready to vote by updating your registration.

  • If you have moved from one county to another, you must register in your new county by Saturday, October 8th to be eligible to vote.
  • If you’ve moved within your county or changed your name recently, help ensure a smoother voting process for you and your neighbors by updating your information.

Having an accurate voter record helps ensure a voter’s eligibility to vote in an election.  It also reduces the potential for long lines at polling places.

REGISTER or UPDATE YOUR REGISTRATION using one of the following methods:

  • Completely Online at PickensElections.org (requires SC Driver’s License or DMV ID Card) (deadline 11:59 PM on October 8th)
    • Click the register nowbutton on the right hand side of the homepage.
  • At your county voter registration and elections office – In addition to our normal office hours of 8:00am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, the Office of the Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County will be open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Noon) on Saturday, October 8th.
  • By downloading a voter registration form from PickensElections.org. Complete the application and return it to your county voter registration and elections office:
    • By mail (postmarked by October 8th)
    • By fax (received by 11:59 PM on October 8th)
    • By email attachment (received by 11:59 PM on October 8th)

Complete information can be found on our website:  https://pickenselections.org/voter-registration/