2014 Primary Runoff FAQs

2014 Primary Runoff FAQs

Q.  If I voted in one party’s primary on June 10, can I vote in the other party’s runoff on June 24? A.   No.  If you voted in one party’s primary, you can vote only in the runoff of the same party.  In  other words, if you voted in the Democratic Primary, you are limited to the Democratic Runoff; if you voted in the Republican Primary, you are limited to the Republican Runoff. Q.  I didn’t vote on June 10.  Can I vote in the runoff? A.  Yes.  If you were eligible but did not vote on June 10, you can vote in either party’s runoff. Q.  What candidates and/or offices are in the Primary Runoffs? A.   The candidates and offices on a particular ballot will differ depending on the primary in which you’re voting (Republican or Democratic), and the county and districts in which you reside.  To find out what candidates will appear on your ballot, visit scVOTES.org, and click “Get My Sample Ballot” in the mySCVOTES section of the homepage. Q.  I missed the May 10 voter registration deadline for the June 10 Primaries, but I registered before May 24.  Can I vote in the Runoff? A.   No.  There is no new voter registration deadline for the runoffs.  To be eligible to participate in the Primary and/or the Runoffs, you must have registered by May 10. Q.  Where do I vote? A.   At the polling place in your precinct.  Your precinct and polling place are listed on your voter registration card.  However, it’s possible your polling place may have changed since the card was issued.  To be...
November 5, 2013 Election Information

November 5, 2013 Election Information

The following are the polling locations for ALL November 5, 2013 elections (Countywide Referendum, Town of Summerville District 3, Town of Harleyville). If you do not know your precinct, please click here to find out. Precinct NamePolling Location NameAddress RosinvilleIndian Field Fire Dept1525 W Main St Harleyville SC 29448 St. George No. 2K F Waggoner Bldg201 Johnston St St. George SC 29477 St. George No. 1St George Sr Citizen Ctr5361 E Jim Bilton Blvd St. George SC 29477 GroverGrover Fire Dept3336 Wire Rd St. George SC 29477 ReevesvilleReevesville Fire Dept6800 Johnston Ave Reevesville SC 29471 HarleyvilleHarleyville Community Ctr163 S Railroad Ave Harleyville SC 29448 Four HoleHarleyville Elem School1650 E Main St Dorchester SC 29437 RossesDorchester Career School507 School House Rd Dorchester SC 29437 RidgevilleClay Hill Middle School387 S Railroad Ave Ridgeville SC 29472 GivhansGivhans Alternative Program273 Highway 61 Ridgeville SC 29472 DelemarsSand Hill Methodist1961 Summers Drive Ridgeville SC 29472 Saul DamBeech Hill Elem School1001 Beech Hill Rd Summerville SC 29485 CoastalCoastal Center9995 Miles-jamison Rd Ladson SC 29456 TrolleyTrident Technical College449 Old Trolley Rd Summerville SC 29485 TranquilOakbrook Elem School306 Old Fort Rd Ladson SC 29456 Beech HillBeech Hill Elem School1001 Beech Hill Rd Summerville SC 29485 FlowertownSummerville High School1101 Boone Hill Rd Summerville SC 29483 KnightsvilleKnightsville Elementary847 Orangeburg Rd Summerville SC 29483 ClemsonDubose Middle School1000 Dubose School Rd Summerville SC 29483 GermantownBethany United Methodist118 W 3Rd S St Summerville SC 29483 GreenwaveSummerville High School1101 Boone Hill Rd Summerville SC 29483 NewingtonNewington Elem School10 King Charles Cir Summerville SC 29485 CarolinaSummerville Sr. Center312 N Laurel St Summerville SC 29483 DorchesterBethany United Methodist118 W 3rd S St Summerville SC 29483 ArchdaleFt...
Update on November 5 Elections

Update on November 5 Elections

A Special Election for a Local Option Sales Tax referendum will be held concurrently with the above municipal elections. Sample Ballots: Countywide Tax Referendum Sample Ballot Town of Harleyville Sample Ballot Town of Summerville District 3 Sample Ballot In accordance with SC Code of Law Section 7-13-190(E), the following offices shall not appear on the November 5, 2013 municipal election ballots.  The persons who have filed for these offices are deemed elected and shall take office at the beginning of their term following the November 5, 2013 municipal elections: Mayor of Ridgeville– James Williams Ridgeville Town Council – Clarence Hughes and Lorraine C Grant Summerville Town Council District 1 – Aaron Brown Summerville Town Council District 5 – Kima Garten-Schmidt Summerville Commissioners of Public Works – George Tupper, III St. George Town Council District 2 – Margie Ladson St. George Town Council District 4 – Rusty Westbury St. George Town Council District 6 – Boyd Owens The following offices WILL appear on the ballots on November 5, 2013.  All are one-seat to fill unless otherwise noted: Harleyville Town Council *2-Seats to Fill* Susan S Bishop Brenda Davis Kenneth R Weatherspoon Summerville Town Council District 3 Walter Bailey John C. Hinson Complete Candidate Listing: OFFICECANDIDATESSEATS TO FILL Mayor of RidgevilleJames Williams 265 Railroad Ave Ridgeville, SC 29472 (843) 873-3211 (Home) ridgevillecityhall@sc.rr.com1 Ridgeville Town CouncilClarence Hughes 126 Ridgeville Rd Ridgeville, SC 29472 (843) 871-7417 (Home) MrBigNoise777@aol.com Lorraine C Grant 115 Horseshoe St Ridgeville, SC 29472 (843) 873-8173 (Home) lorraine_grant@hotmail.com 2 Summerville Town Council District 1Aaron Brown 904 W. 2nd North St Summerville, SC (843) 261-9679 (Home) abrown@summerville.sc.gov1 Summerville Town Council District...
Senate 42 Democratic Primary

Senate 42 Democratic Primary

On Tuesday, August 13, the Dorchester County Democratic Party will hold a Primary election to nominate a candidate for the October 1, 2013, Special Election. See below for important information pertaining to this election: Sample ballot: Sen 42 Democratic Primary – Ballot Style #1 English Precinct involved: Patriot, Fort Dorchester High School If necessary, a runoff election will be held on Tuesday, August 27,...
Special Election Notice

Special Election Notice

NOTICE OF ELECTION STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA          COUNTY OF DORCHESTER The Republican and Democratic parties will hold Primaries on August 13, 2013, to nominate candidates for the October 1, 2013, Special Election for State Senate District 42. Any necessary runoffs will be held on August 27, 2013. Any person wishing to vote in the primaries and runoffs must be registered no later than Saturday, July 13, 2013. These primaries will be held under new rules for providing Photo ID at the polling place. Voters will be asked to provide one of the following Photo IDs: • 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 Photo IDs, you are ready to vote. Voters should remember to bring one of these Photo IDs with them to the polling place. If you forget your Photo ID, you will have the option of voting a provisional ballot and providing your Photo ID to the county election commission prior to certification of the primary or runoff on the Thursday following the primary or runoff. Voters without Photo ID can get one free of charge from the Department of Motor Vehicles or their county voter registration office. Voters who can’t get 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 reason for not obtaining a Photo ID and vote a provisional ballot. This ballot will count...
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