STATE SENATE DISTRICT 41
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF DORCHESTER


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Elections and Voter Registration of Dorchester County will hold a Special Primary on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 to fill (1) one State Senate Seat in District 41: Term of Office to expire on December 31, 2016. The last day that persons may register to be eligible to vote in this election is August 18, 2012. If submitting a registration by mail application or fax, it must be post marked no later than August 18, 2012.

The polls will open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the polling places fixed by law in this county. Registered voters who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Absentee ballots may be obtained from the Board of Elections and Voter Registration of Dorchester County. You may call 832-0132 or send an email to vote@dorchestercounty.net to inquire about the availability of absentee ballots.

At 9:00 a.m., on Election Day, the Board of Elections and Voter Registration of Dorchester County will begin the examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes. This process will take place at the Kenneth Waggonner Building, 201 Johnston Street, St. George, SC. On Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., the Dorchester County Board of Canvassers will hold a hearing at the Kenneth Waggonner Building, 201 Johnston Street, St. George, SC, to determine the validity of all ballots challenged in this election, and certify election results.

A Runoff Election will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, if needed.

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

PrecinctPolling LocationAddressCity
ArchdaleFt Dorchester High School8500 Patriot BlvdN Charleston
Archdale 2Ft Dorchester High School8500 Patriot BlvdN Charleston
Saul DamBeech Hill Elementary1001 Beech Hill RdSummerville
Kings GrantOakbrook Middle School286 Old Fort RdLadson
Kings Grant 2Oakbrook Middle School286 Old Fort RdLadson
Ashborough WOld Fort Baptist Church10505 Dorchester RdSummerville
Ashborough W 2Old Fort Baptist Church10505 Dorchester RdSummerville
Ashley RiverRiver Oaks Middle School8642 River Oaks DrN Charleston