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NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION

TOWN OF JAMES ISLAND, SC

NOVEMBER 5, 2019

 

Notice is hereby given that the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will conduct a General Election for the Town of James Island on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 to fill (1) one seat for the Office of Mayor, and (4) four Town Council seats. This is a non-partisan, municipal election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot. Term of office will expire November 2023. 

The last day that persons may register to be eligible to vote in this election is October 5, 2019. If submitting a registration application by mail or fax, it must be post marked no later than October 5, 2019.

Candidate filing opens 12:00 noon on Thursday, August 22, 2019 and closes 12:00 noon on Thursday, September 5, 2019. The non-refundable, filing fee for the office of Mayor is $150.00 and Town Council is $100.00. Please make checks payable to the Town of James Island.

The Town Hall will be closed on September 2, 2019, Labor Day.   

Statement of Economic Interest form must be filed electronically (on-line) at http://ethics.sc.gov prior to filing a Statement of Candidacy and or Petition. Those requiring electronic filing assistance may contact the South Carolina State Ethics Commission at 803-253-4192.

Residents desiring to file as a candidate for the office of Mayor or Town Council must file a Statement of Candidacy with the Town Clerk at the Town of James Island, 1122 Dills Bluff Road, James Island SC. Office business hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.     

Registered voters who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Absentee ballots may be obtained from the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration. You may call 744-8683 or send an email to absentee@charlestoncounty.org to inquire about the availability of absentee ballots. 

At 9:00 a.m., on Election Day, the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will begin the examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at the elections office, 4367 Headquarters Road, North Charleston, SC. 

On Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 9:15 a.m., the Charleston County Board of Canvassers will hold a public hearing at the elections office, 4367 Headquarters Road, North Charleston, SC, to determine the validity of all ballots challenged in this election, and certify election results.   

This Municipal Election will be held under the new rules for providing Photo ID at the polling place. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the polling place fixed by law in this county.

James Island 3

Thomas Johnson Field House

1443 Secessionville Rd

James Island 5A

James Island Charter High

1000 Fort Johnson Rd

James Island 5B

James Island Charter High

1000 Fort Johnson Rd

James Island 6

James Island Charter High

1000 Fort Johnson Rd

James Island 7

James Island Charter High

1000 Fort Johnson Rd

James Island 8A

Saint James Church

1872 Camp Rd

James Island 8B

Saint James Church

1872 Camp Rd

James Island 9

Saint James Church

1872 Camp Rd

James Island 10

James Island Charter High

1000 Fort Johnson Rd

James Island 11

Stiles Point Elementary

883 Mikell Dr

James Island 12

Stiles Point Elementary

883 Mikell Dr

James Island 13

Stiles Point Elementary

883 Mikell Dr

James Island 14

James Island Recreation Complex

1088 Quail Dr

James Island 15

Fort Johnson Baptist Church

1473 Camp Rd

James Island 17

Harbor View Elementary

1576 Harborview Rd

 

 

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