Fountain Inn Election Commission Members
Peggy White Nickson (Term 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2023
Charles Fleming (Term 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2019
Harriett Dease (Completing Unfinished Term 1/1/2015 - 12/31/2021
John Neal (Alternate)
Sandra Woods, Municipal Clerk
SC State Ethics Commission
Interest and Disclosure Requirements
All candidates must electronically complete a Statement of Economic Interest Form and Campaign Disclosure Form as required by the State Ethics Commission and within the deadline established by state law. Please see the State Ethics Commission website for additional information.
PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF FOUNTAIN INN MUNICIPAL ELECTION
The Municipal Election Commission of the City of Fountain Inn announces an election for the City of Fountain Inn to be Tuesday, November 5, 2019 for the election of Mayor, City Council Member, Ward Two (2), Ward Four (4) and Ward Six (6) for the term December 1, 2019 – November 30, 2023. and to include the unexpired term of Ward Three (3) for the term of December 1, 2019 - November 30, 2021. The Election will be nonpartisan. Persons desiring to file as candidates must be a registered voter and file a statement of candidacy with the Election Commission at Fountain Inn City Hall. The filing fee for Mayor is $150 and the filing fee for Council Member is $100.00. Filing for Mayor and for Wards 2, 4 and 6 will open on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM (noon) and close on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM (noon). Filing for the unexpired term of Ward 3 will begin Friday, August 23rd at noon and end on Monday, September 3rd at noon. If necessary, a runoff election will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Office hours to file are Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm and Friday 8am – noon.
Polling Precincts will be the Younts Center at 315 North Main Street, precinct code # 259 Fountain Inn 1, precinct code #314Simpsonville 5, precinct code# 326 Sycamore and Walnut Springs precinct code# 337 Fountain Inn 1; City Activities Center at 610 Fairview Street, precinct code #260 Fountain Inn 2 and Pineview precinct code #296 Fountain Inn 2; Residents in the Laurens County Section of the City registered for the Jones Store, precinct code # 018 and Cooks Store Precinct, precinct code# 022 will vote at Pine Grove Baptist Church on Gulliver Street (Hwy. 418 East) for this Election.
Voters who are blind, physically disabled, or unable to read or write are entitled to assistance in casting their ballot. This assistance may be given by anyone the voter chooses except his employer, an agent of his employer, or an officer or agent of his union. The Managers must be notified if assistance is needed.
The last date to register to vote in this election is October 5, 2019. Voter Registration by mail application for this election must be postmarked no later than October 5, 2019. Voter Registration by mail application forms are available at Fountain Inn City Hall. Office hours are Monday through Thursday 8am – 5pm and Friday 8am – noon.
Registered electors who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Persons wishing more information concerning absentee voting should contact their County Board of Voter Registration. Absentee Voting Ballots will be available at the Greenville County Election Office, 301 University Ridge, Suite 1900, Greenville, SC and the Laurens County Election Office at 200 Public Square in Laurens, SC.
At 9:00 A.M. on said Election Day, examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes will be held. These examinations will be held at the Greenville County Election Office, 301 University Ridge, Suite 1900, Greenville, SC and Laurens County Election Office at 200 Public Square, Laurens, SC.
For any challenged ballots, a hearing will be held by the Municipal Election Commission at Eleven 12:00 pm on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Greenville County Election Office, 301 University Ridge, Suite 1900, Greenville, SC.
The polls will be open from 7:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. for this election. CITY OF FOUNTAIN INN
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