General Election for the Town of Edisto Beach to be Tuesday, November 2, 2021
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA ) CORRECTED
CORRECTED PUBLIC NOTICE ) TOWN OF EDISTO BEACH
COUNTY OF COLLETON ) NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Municipal Election Commission of the Town of Edisto Beach announces the General Election for the Town of Edisto Beach to be Tuesday, November 2, 2021 for the purpose of electing two (2) Town Council Members to serve a term of four years.
Such election will be held in accordance with the statutes of the State of South Carolina and ordinances of the Town of Edisto Beach governing elections.
Candidates may be nominated by petition. A candidate’s nominating petition shall contain the signature of at least five (5%) percent of the qualified registered electors of the Town. Filing will open on August 02, 2021. The petition must be filed with the Town Clerk by noon August 19, 2021 seventy five (75) days prior to the date of the General Election. Petition forms may be acquired from Town Hall or online at scvotes.gov. Statement of Economic Interest forms must be completed online at www.ethics.sc.gov.
The polling place for the General Election will be the Edisto Beach Town Hall, 2414 Murray Street, Edisto Beach, South Carolina, 29438. The polls will be opened at 7:00 A.M. and will remain continuously opened until they are closed at 7:00 P.M. on the evening of November 2, 2021 The polls will be under the supervision of the Managers of Election who have been appointed by the Municipal Election Commission of the Town of Edisto Beach, who have been directed to conduct this General Election.
Every person offering to vote must be duly registered on the County Books on Registration for Colleton County, as an elector at the precinct of Edisto Beach and a resident of Edisto Beach on or before thirty days prior to the date of election, that being the 3rd day of October.
This is a non-partisan election and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.
The process of examining the returned-addressed envelopes containing absentee ballots will be conducted by the Colleton County Voter Registration Office prior to the closing of the polls on November 2, 2021 and will be included in the final count.
The hearing on any ballots challenged in the election will be held Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. and will be conducted at the Edisto Beach Town Hall, 2414 Murray Street, Edisto Beach, South Carolina 29438.
Any run-off will be held two weeks after the election on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.
BY ORDER OF TOWN COUNCIL
Bert Duffie, Town Attorney