Watershed Directors Candidate Filing

View official release here.

Deadline – Noon, August 17, 2020

Watershed District Directors are non-salaried officials who are elected to four-year terms. Candidates must be registered voters in the county and watershed in which they are seeking office. For a description of the duties and responsibilities of the Watershed District Directors, please contact the Pickens Soil & Water Conservation District at 864-878-6155 or the SC Department of Natural Resources at 803-734-9100.

These elections are nonpartisan and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot. The elections are conducted by the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County at the same time other county and state officers are elected in the November 3, 2020 Election.

Candidate filing closes at Noon on August 17, 2020. At the time of filing, each candidate must turn in a printed Statement of Intention of Candidacy form to be a candidate. There is not a filing fee for this office. The Statement of Intention of Candidacy can be downloaded from PickensElections.org

The following files with the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County (222 McDaniel Ave B-9 Pickens, SC 29671):

  • Georges Creek Watershed (Code 15) – Three (3) seats
  • Oolenoy Watershed (Code 24) – Two (2) seats
  • Pickens County Soil and Water – One (1) seat (Petition Filing July 15th)

The following file with the SC State Election Commission (1122 Lady St, Suite 500 Columbia, SC 29201 Phone: 803-734-9060 Fax: 803-734-5637):

  • Brushy Creek Watershed (Code 07) – Three (3) seats
  • Three & Twenty Watershed (Code 32) – Two (2) seats

Important Note on Ethics Forms – Concerns candidate filing for all offices

Candidates are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests and a Campaign Disclosure online with the State Ethics Commission at http://ethics.sc.gov. Contact the state Ethics Commission for more information. If not done in a timely manner, you may be subject to a fine by the Ethics Commission.

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