NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION
TOWN OF SEABROOK ISLAND, SC
NOVEMBER 2, 2021
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will conduct a General Election on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 to fill one (1) seat for the office of Mayor, four (4) Town Council seats, and one (1) seat for the office of Utility Commissioner. This is a nonpartisan, at-large municipal election. Election results for each position will be determined by the plurality method. The term of office for the Mayor and members of Town Council will begin in January 2022 and expire in January 2024. The term of office for the position of Utility Commissioner will begin in January 2022 and expire in January 2028.
The last day that persons may register to be eligible to vote in this election is October 2, 2021. If submitting a registration by mail application, it must be post marked no later than October 2, 2021.
A 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.
Candidate filing opens noon on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 and closes 12:00 noon Friday, September 3, 2021. There are no filing fees for the office of Mayor, Town Council and Utility Commission.
Residents desiring to file as a candidate for the office of Mayor, Town Council and Utility Commission must file a Statement of Candidacy with the Town Clerk/Treasurer at Seabrook Island Town Hall, 2001 Seabrook Island Road, Seabrook Island, SC. Additional information may be obtained by calling 843-768-5320. Office business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 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 843-744-8683 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.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. This process will take place at the Board of Elections office, 4367 Headquarters Road, North Charleston, SC.
On Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 9:20 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 fixed by law in this county. The following precinct and polling place will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.:
Seabrook Island Property Owners Association Lake House
2319 Seabrook Island Road
Seabrook Island, SC 29455