Citizens desiring to be candidates for one of the above offices must file with the York County Registration and Elections office, E. C. Black Building, 13 S. Congress St., York, SC. Candidate filings will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 5, and will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 4. The filing fee for the office of Mayor is $60 and for Council is $45. Citizens choosing to file for candidacy must be a resident of the Town of Clover and a qualified elector (registered voter). Candidate Filing Requirements
Should only one person file for the office of mayor and no person files a declaration to be a write-in candidate within (14) fourteen days after filing closes, the sole candidate who filed for the Mayor’s office shall be declared the winner. Should an equal number of candidates for council file for the same number of council seats available and no persons have filed a declaration to be a write-in candidate within (14) fourteen days after filing closes, those candidates shall be declared the winners.
Any person desiring to register to vote for this election must do so in person no later than Friday, October 2, at the York County Registration and Elections office, E. C. Black Building, 13 S. Congress St., York, SC. For those registering to vote by mail, applications must be postmarked no later than Saturday, October 3. For more voter registration information and to register on-line, visit www.scvotes.org.