Notice of Non Partisan Election for Council Districts 2, 4, and 6
Notice is hereby given that a non-partisan election will be held between the hours of 7AM and 7PM on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 for the purpose of electing Town Council members from districts 2, 4, and 6, districts depicted on the Single Member District Map filed in the Cheraw Town Hall. This year voting will take place at the following County Voting Precincts: Precinct 1: Cheraw Community Center, 200 Powe Street; Precinct 2: Cheraw Fire Department, 12 Chesterfield Highway, Precinct 3: First Baptist Church - 126 Greene Street, and Precinct #4: North Eastern Technical College - 1201 Chesterfield Highway.
Persons desiring to vote in the upcoming election must be registered to vote no later than October 2, 2021. To register one may contact the County Board of Registration at 843-623-2265.
Candidates will be placed on the ballot by Statement of Candidacy and payment of a $50 filing fee for council members, which must be filed with the Municipal Election Commission at the Town Hall beginning on August 23, 2021 at 8:30AM and closing at 12:00 noon on August 27, 2021 in accordance with 5-25-70 of the 1976 Code of Laws of South Carolina as amended.
At 2PM on said Election Day the poll managers will begin examining the absentee ballot return envelopes at each of the four respective polling places. On Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 10AM the Municipal Election Commission will hold a hearing to determine the validity of any challenged ballots and will certify the results of the election.
In the event of a run-off election, said election will be held on November 16, 2021 at the same locations and during the same hours.
Clementine A. Ellis