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2013 Republican Primary County Council Chir Election Scheduled For March 12

On February 12, 2013 in County News

Conway, South Carolina –Horry County Registration and Elections would like to remind registered voters that the election date for the 2013 County Council Chair Republican Primary Election is Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

Polls will open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and registered voters waiting in line at 7 p.m. will still be allowed to vote. Registered voters will be required to show any one of five forms of identification in order to vote: South Carolina driver’s license, South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles identification card, voter’s registration card with picture, Federal military identification with picture or a United States passport.

The last day to vote absentee in the Horry County Registration and Elections Office is Monday, March 11, 2013. The Horry County Registration and Elections Office is located at 1515 4th Avenue in Conway. (Absentee voting requirements are below.) Keep in mind that there is no EARLY voting in South Carolina.

Curbside voting will also available for any voter, because of a physical handicap or aged 65 or older who cannot enter the polling place may vote outside of the polling place in their car.

Unofficial results from the election will be posted on Horry County’s website at www.horrycounty.org immediately after the results are tallied. The results will be on the county’s homepage and will be updated every five minutes. In order to receive the latest information, users will need to hit their “Refresh” or “Reload” button. The polls will close at 7 p.m. and the results will then be tallied. Keep in mind that the polls close at 7 p.m.

Persons qualified to vote by absentee ballot
• Persons who will be on vacation outside their county of residence on Election Day :
• Members of the Uniformed Services or Merchant Marine, and their spouses and dependents residing with them
• Persons who, for reasons of employment, will not be able to vote on Election Day
• Physically disabled persons
• Persons sixty-five (65) years of age or older
• Persons serving as a juror in state or federal court on Election Day
• Persons admitted to the hospital as emergency patients on day of election or within a four-day period before the election
• Persons with a death or funeral in the family within three days before the election
• Persons confined to a jail or pre-trial facility pending disposition of arrest or trial
• Persons attending to sick or physically disabled persons
• Certified poll watchers, poll managers, and county election officials working on Election Day

 Procedures for voting by absentee ballot:

Qualified voters may vote absentee in person or by mail.

 In Person - Visit your county voter registration office , complete an application, and cast your ballot. You may vote absentee in person up until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2013. (Horry County Registrations and Elections Office is located at 1515 4th Avenue in Conway.)

By Mail - Step 1: Contact your county voter registration office to request an absentee ballot application. You may make the request in person or by phone, mail, email, or fax. (Horry County Registration and Elections Office (843) 915-5440, fax (843) 915-6440)

Online – Step 1: Voters can also request an absentee ballot application online at www.HorryCounty.org/Departments/VotersRegistrationAndElections. Once your print and fill out the application, you can submit it by mail, fax (843) 915-6440, or email it to skipperl@horrycounty.org. Then skip to Step 4.

Step 2: You will be mailed an application.

Step 3: Return the completed application to your county voter registration office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2013. You may return the application in person or by mail, email, or fax.

Step 4: You will be mailed an absentee ballot.

Step 5: Vote the ballot following ballot instructions and return it to your county voter registration office by 7:00 p.m. on the day of the election. You may return the ballot in person or by mail.

Republican Candidates for County Council Chairman

Al Allen
150 Shanda Ln, Aynor SC 29511
©602-8848 (H)358-3583 (W)602-9243
flyallen@sccoast.net

Liz Gilland
702 Laurel St, Conway SC 29526
©421-3730 (H)248-9107

lizgilland@gmail.com

Debbie Harwell
312 Canal St- NMB SC 29582
©458-3300 (H)280-5423 (W)443-3171

adobepalm@aol.com

Mark Lazarus
4705A Oleander Dr, Myrtle Beach SC 29577
©446-5890 (H)449-9706 (W)449-0441
Mlaza67695@aol.com

Fonzie Lewis
4245 Hwy 501 W, Conway SC 29526
©503-9667 (H)365-3264
Fonzie.lewis@gmail.com


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