Posted on Sunday, June 17th, 2018 at 8:20 pm.




Notice is hereby given that a Special Election shall be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, for electing one (1) Council Member for an unexpired term.

Citizens desiring to be candidates for one of the above offices may file at the Lexington County Registration and Elections office located at 605 West Main St, Suite C, Lexington.

In order to qualify as a candidate for office and have his or her name placed on the ballot; one must be a resident of the Town of Chapin and be a qualified elector.

Filing fee for this office is $25.00. Checks or money order made payable to the Town of Chapin.

Books will be open for filing at noon June 29, 2018 and remain open during regular business hours.  The Statement of Intention of Candidacy must be filed with the Lexington County Voter Registration, no later than 12:00 noon July 9, 2018.

The Statement of Economic Interest and Campaign disclosure forms must be filed on-line at according to the Ethics Commission filing time line.

This is a nonpartisan election, and no party affiliation shall be placed on the ballot.

Town residents desiring to vote in the upcoming election must be registered by August 12, 2018.  Application must be post marked no later than August 13, 2018.  To register, update voter registration, or obtain information on absentee ballots, please contact the Lexington County Board of Voter Registration and Elections at 785-8361.

Polls shall open at the Chapin Town Hall, 157 NW Columbia Ave. on Election Day at 7:00 a.m. and remain open with no intermission or adjournment until 7:00 p.m.

At 9 a.m. on said Election Day, the County Election Commission will begin its examination of the absentee ballot return envelopes at 605 West Main Street, Suite 105, Lexington.

On Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., the Lexington County Board of Canvassers will hold a hearing to determine the validity of provisional ballots cast and to release the official election results.  This hearing will be held at 605 West Main Street, Suite 105 Lexington.