Elgin Special Election Notice




COUNTY OF KERSHAW                                                         TOWN OF ELGIN 


A Special Election for (1) One Seat on the Town Council will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Candidates for this Special Election should file at the Kershaw County Voter Registration Office at 609 Lafayette Ave, Camden SC 29020. Any person wishing to vote in this election must register no later than Saturday, July 4, 2020. Applications postmarked Monday July 5 will be accepted due to the Holiday. All other Fax, Email or Online submissions should be in no later than Midnight, July 4, 2020. Voters can register online at www.scVotes.org.


Voters will be asked to provide one of the following Photo IDs at their polling place. 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 IDs, you are ready to vote.  Voters should remember to bring one of these 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 office.  Voters who encounter an obstacle to getting 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 obstacle to obtaining 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 board of voter registration and elections.


At 9:00 a.m. on August 4, the County Board of Voter Registration and Elections will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at the Kershaw County Voter Registration Office, 609 Lafayette Ave, Camden SC 29020.


At 9:00 a.m. on August 4, 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 the Kershaw County Voter Registration Office, 609 Lafayette Ave, Camden SC 29020


The following precincts and polling places will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.:


Precincts                                                        Polling Places

Please Note that Polling Locations are subject to change and should be vedrified before you go to the polls.

122 Elgin #1                                         Blaney Baptist Church            1400 Blaney Rd Elgin, SC 29045


125 Elgin #4                                         Leslie M Stover School         1649 Smyrna Rd Elgin, SC 29045


Please Note: Voters in the Elgin #1 or Elgin #3 Precincts, will be voting at Elgin #1 for thisSpecial al Election only. Voters in the Elgin #2, Elgin #4 or Elgin #5 Precincts will vote at Elgin #4 for this Speciall Election only.

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