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NOTICE OF SPECIAL NONPARTISAN ELECTION

3/6/2019

NOTICE OF SPECIAL NONPARTISAN ELECTION

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, COUNTY OF HORRY

CITY OF LORIS

 

               NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to an Ordinance duly adopted by the CITY OF LORIS, SC, a special nonpartisan election will be held in the City of Loris, South Carolina, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 for the purpose of electing a mayor to fill an unexpired term ending December 31, 2019. Candidates shall file a Statement of Candidacy, Statement of Economic Interest, and pay the required filing fee. The filing fee is $75.00 and shall be paid to the City Clerk during regular working hours of the City. The books for filing will open at noon on March 15, 2019 and close at noon on March 25, 2019.

 

POLLING PLACES SHALL BE: EAST LORIS PRECINCT (LORIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 9 BUSINESS EAST) AND WEST LORIS PRECINCT (JAMES P. STEVENS COUNTY OFFICE COMPLEX LOCATED ON WALNUT STREET). The polls will open at 7:00 o’clock in the forenoon and close at 7:00 o’clock in the afternoon on the date fixed for the election.

 

MANAGERS OF ELECTION will be appointed by the Municipal Election Commission for the City of Loris.

 

The Municipal Election Commission will hold a hearing at 10:30 AM on Thursday, May 30, 2019 for the purpose of certifying the election results. Any runoff will be held two weeks after the election, Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING

 

1.       REGISTRATION: Every person offering to vote must be duly registered on Horry County Books of Registration as an elector at the precinct in which he/she offers to vote. The last day to register by mail or in person is April 28, 2019.

 

2.       QUALIFICATIONS AS TO RESIDENCE: Every person offering to vote must have resided in the State Of South Carolina, in the County of Horry, in the City of Loris, and in the precinct in which he/she offers to vote for not less than sixty (60) days prior to the election.

 

 

 CITY OF LORIS                                                     MUNICIPAL ELECTION COMMISSION  

 3909 Walnut Street P.O. Box 548                            MELZETTA GORE

Loris, S.C. 29569-0548                                           VENSON POWERS