NOTICE OF MUNICIPAL ELECTION - November 7, 2023
NOTICE OF ELECTION
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF HORRY CITY OF CONWAY
Notice is hereby given that a Nonpartisan Election will be held in the City of Conway, South Carolina, on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, to elect the Mayor and three City Council members. The filing opens on Friday, August 25, 2023, at Noon and closes on Friday, September 8, 2023, at Noon. Candidates must be qualified voters of the city and must have resided within the city for at least four months prior to the date of this election (as of July 7, 2023). Candidates may file in the office of the City Clerk at Conway City Hall, 229 Main Street. At the time of filing, candidates must submit proof of residency, a Statement of Candidacy, and pay the filing fee. The filing fee is $425 for City Council and $700 for Mayor. A Statement of Economic Interest must be filed online at the SC State Ethics Commission website (http://ethics.sc.gov).
QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING
Every person offering to vote must be duly registered on the Horry County books of registration as an elector at the precinct in which he offers to vote thirty (30) days prior to the election. The last in-person day to register to vote in this Municipal Election is October 6, 2023.
Voting hours will be from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 7, at the following precinct locations:
Coastal Carolina—Christ the Servant Lutheran Church; East Conway—Conway Library; Four Mile—Bethany Bible Chapel; Homewood—Homewood Elementary School; Jamestown—South Conway Elementary School; Maple—Maple Baptist Church; North Conway #1—Mary Thompson Building at Collins Park; North Conway #2—Conway Elementary School; Racepath #1—Conway Senior Center; Racepath #2—Whittemore Park Middle School; Red Hill #1—Christ the Servant Lutheran Church; West Conway—Horry County Government & Justice Center; Wild Wing—Christ the Servant Lutheran Church.
The early voting period for this election begins on October 23, 2023 and ends on November 3, 2023. You can vote early at the Elections Office located at 1515 4th Avenue, Conway between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Registered electors who cannot vote in person may be eligible to vote by absentee ballot. Voters who would like more information about absentee voting should contact the Horry County Voters Registration Office located at 1515 4th Avenue, Conway.
The absentee ballots will be opened and examined in the Elections office, located at 1515 4th Avenue, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.
At the close of the election, tallying of results will be held in City Council Conference Room, 229 Main Street, Conway. If a run-off election is necessary, said run-off election will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2023.
CERTIFICATION OF ELECTION
The Municipal Election Commission will hold a hearing on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of determining the validity of all provisional ballots and certifying the election results. The certification will be held in the conference room at Conway City Hall, 229 Main Street, Conway.
COPY OF NOTICE OF ELECTION