In accordance with the certificate of the Council of the Town of Pelzer, South Carolina, and pursuant to S.C. Code Section 5-3-300, a special election will be held in the territory described below on June 9, 2015, for the purpose of determining whether said territory shall be annexed to the Town of Pelzer, South Carolina.
The territory proposed to be annexed is described as follows:
The unincorporated portion of the Pelzer Precinct Voting Area
The polls will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Polling place where registered voters residing in the described area may vote is located at:
Pelzer Community Center
25 Pelzer Park St, Pelzer SC 29669
Any person wishing to vote in this election must register no later than Saturday, May 9.
Voters will be asked to provide one of the following Photo IDs when voting in person:
· 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. Voters without Photo ID can get one free of charge from the Department of Motor Vehicles or their county voter registration and elections office. Voters who cannot 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 reason for not being able to get 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 scVOTES.org or contact your county voter registration and elections office.
At 9:00 a.m. on election day, the county board of voter registration and elections will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at the Anderson County Voter Registration and Elections office, 107 S. Main Street, Room 102, 29624, phone (864) 260-4035.
On Thursday, June 11, at 9:30 a.m. 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 Anderson County Voter Registration and Elections office, 107 S. Main Street, Room 102, 29624.