Pelzer Special Election to be held July 14

The Special Election for the Town of Pelzer will be held Tuesday, July 14.
The election will be for the office of mayor and one councilmember. This is a nonpartisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.
Anyone planning to vote in the upcoming election must be registered by June 14.  To register, one must contact the County Board of Voter Registration.
The precinct and polling location will be Life Journey Church, 2 Wesleyan Dr. Pelzer.
The polls will be open at 7:00 a.m. on Election Day and close at 7:00 p.m.
Voters will be asked to show one of the following Photo IDs at your polling place:
*S.C. Driver’s License;  *ID card issued by S.C. Dept. of Motor Vehicles; *S.C. Voter Registration card with photo; *Federal Military ID or *U.S. Passport.
At 9:00 AM on Election Day, poll managers will begin examining the absentee ballot return envelopes.  This examination will be held at the Anderson County Board of Elections at 301 N. Main Street, Anderson.
On Thursday, July 16, at 9:30 AM, at the Anderson County Board of Elections at 301 N. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621, the Pelzer Municipal Election Commission will hold a hearing to determine the validity of ballots challenged in the election. In the event of a tie, any run-off will be held two weeks after the election on Tuesday, July 28.
Will Ragland, Margaret Jamison and Harold Tennihill are running for the office of mayor. Gary (Garbo) Pridmore and Donna Ide are running for the council seat. Pelzer Attorney Skip Goldsmith, Jr. has also announced that he will run as a write-in candidate in the Pelzer Election.