November 6, 2018 General Election Notice

NOTICE OF ELECTION
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
COUNTY OF PICKENS

The General Election for federal, state, county and various local offices will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. 

Any person wishing to vote in this election must register no later than Sunday, October 7, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Voter Registration by mail forms will be accepted if postmarked by Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 .

Those who cannot vote in person on Election Day may be eligible to vote absentee. In person absentee voting will open in our office beginning October 8, 2018. In addition to normal business hours (Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm), the Office of the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County will open on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9:00-1:00 for in-person absentee voting.

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 office. Voters who encounter an obstacle to getting a Photo ID should bring their paper 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 provisional ballot. This ballot will count unless the county board of voter registration and elections has grounds to believe the affidavit is false. For more information on Photo ID, visit pickenselections.org or contact the Board of Voter Registration and Elections Pickens County at 864-898-5948.

At 9:00 a.m. on November 6, the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at their office inside the Administration Building, 222 McDaniel Ave, B9, Pickens, SC 29671, 864-898-5948.

At 9:00AM November 9, the County Board of Canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of all provisional ballots cast in this election. This hearing will be held at Administration Building, 222 McDaniel Ave, Small Board Room, Pickens, SC 29671, 864-898-5948.

The following constitutional referendum will appear on all voters ballots:

Amendment 1

Must Section 7, Article VI of the Constitution of this State, relating to state constitutional officers, be amended so as to provide that beginning in January 2023, or upon a vacancy in the office of Superintendent of Education after the date of the ratification of the provisions of this paragraph, whichever occurs first, the Superintendent of Education must be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate; to provide that the appointed Superintendent of Education shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor; and to require the General Assembly to provide by law for the duties, compensation, and qualifications for the office?

Explanation

A ‘Yes’ vote will require the Superintendent of Education be appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Senate.

A ‘No’ vote maintains the current method of electing a Superintendent of Education

The following municipal referenda will appear only on the ballots of the registered voters inside the municipality’s incorporated city limits:

City of Clemson Beer and Wine Sale Referendum

“Shall the South Carolina Department of Revenue be authorized to issue temporary permits in the City of Clemson for a period not to exceed twenty-four hours to allow the possession, sale, and consumption of alcoholic liquors by the drink to bona fide_ nonprofit organizations and business establishments authorized to be licensed for consumption-on-premises sales and to allow the sale of beer and wine at permitted off-premises locations without regard to the days or hours of sales?”

Town of Norris Alcohol Referendum 

“Shall the South Carolina Department of Revenue be authorized to issue temporary permits in the Town of Norris for a period not to exceed twenty-four hours to allow the possession, sale, and consumption of alcoholic liquors by the drink to bonafide nonprofit organizations and business establishments authorized to be licensed for consumption-on-premises sales and to allow the sale of beer and wine at permitted off-premises locations without regard to the days or hours of sales?”

The following precincts and polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2018:

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 Mile Elementary School
777 N Main St. Six Mile, SC 29687

115 Praters Creek
Praters Creek Baptist Church
621 Praters Creek Rd. Pickens, SC 29671

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

117 AR Lewis
Pickens Fire Department
756 Concord Church Rd. Pickens, SC 29671

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

119 Pumpkintown
New Hope Baptist Church
108 New Hope Rd. Pickens, SC 29671

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

121 North Pickens
Northside Baptist Church
421 Sangamo Rd. Pickens, SC 29671

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

123 South Pickens
Lakeview Baptist Church
107 Mauldin Lake RD, Pickens, SC 29671

124 East Pickens
Pickens Community Center
133 Railroad 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
Enon Baptist Church
871 Enon Church Rd. Easley, SC 29640

128 Rices Creek
Liberty First Baptist Church
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 Baptist Church
1220 Smith Grove Rd. Easley, SC 29640

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

136 Simpson
Easley 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
St. Michaels Episcopal Church
1200 Powdersville Rd, Easley, SC 29642

143 Sitton
Foothills Retirement Community
205 Bud Nalley Dr. Easley, SC 29642

144 Rock Springs
Rock Springs Baptist 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 Baptist Church
1991 Saluda Dam Rd. Easley, SC 29640

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

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

150 Crossroads
Crossroads Baptist 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
White Oak Spring Missionary Baptist Church
234 College St Central, SC 29630

154 Crescent Hill
Crescent Hill Baptist Church
115 Crescent Hill Dr. Pickens, SC 29671

155 North Liberty
Liberty United Methodist 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 Baptist Church
614 Ross Ave. Easley, SC 29640

158 Pope Field
Brushy Creek Baptist Church
100 Clay St. Easley, SC 29642

159 Sheffield
St Matthias Lutheran Church
501 Powdersville Rd. Easley, SC 29642

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

161 McAlister
Rock Springs Baptist Church
310 Rock Springs Rd. Easley, SC 29642

163 Lenhardt
New Foundation Baptist Church
556 Lenhardt Rd. Easley, SC 29640