PUBLIC NOTICE – CITY OF HARTSVILLE
NONPARTISAN MUNICIPAL GENERAL ELECTION
The Darlington County Board of Elections and Registration and The City of Hartsville announces the General Election for The City of Hartsville to be Tuesday, November2, 2021. Persons desiring to vote in this election must be registered to vote by Saturday, October 2, 2021. To register, contact the Darlington County Board of Elections and Registration, 131 Cashua St., Darlington, SC 843-398-4900 or to SCVOTES.GOV to register online.
Offices including in this election, with terms expiring November 2025, are
Mayor At-Large and Councilmembers from Districts #1, #3, and #5.
Citizens desiring to be candidates for one of the above listed offices must file in the City Clerk’s office, Hartsville City Hall, 100 East Carolina Ave, Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm. Books will open for filing at 12 noon on Monday, August 2, 2021 and remain open during regular business hours until 12 noon on Friday, August 13, 2021.
The NON-REFUNDABLE filing fee for the office of Mayor is $324.48 and Councilmember is $203.84.
Absentee ballots may be requested at the Darlington County Board of Elections and Registration office located at 131 Cashua Street, Darlington, SC or by calling 843-398-4900. In-person absentee voting will begin October 4, 2021 at the Darlington County Board of Elections and Registration office located at 131 Cashua Street, Darlington, SC. Last day for in-person absentee voting will be Monday, November 1, 2021 at 5:00pm.
At 9:00am on said Election Day the Poll Managers will begin examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes. This examination will be held at the Darlington County Board of Elections and Registration at 131 Cashua Street, Darlington, SC.
On Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 10:00am at 135 Cashua Street in Darlington, SC the Darlington County Board of Elections and Registration will hold a hearing to determine the validity of ballots challenged in this election and to certify the election.
Any runoff will be held two weeks after the general election on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.
The polling locations will be open from 7a.m. until 7 p.m. as follows:
Precinct Name Location Street Address
Hartsville #1 First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall 213 West Home Avenue
NOTE: (For this election, Kelleytown Precinct will vote at Hartsville #1).
Hartsville #4 Darlington County Outreach Building 404 South Fourth Street
Hartsville #5 Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center 701 West Washington Street
Hartsville #6 Jerusalem Baptist Church Fellowship Hall 301 South 6th Street
Hartsville #7 Hartsville Skating Arena 301 S. Marquis Hwy.
Hartsville #8 North Hartsville Elementary School 110 School Drive