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Polk County Democrats

Polk County Candidates Forum
Wednesday, Oct 10th       6:30 pm

Polk County High School Auditorium
Our candidates need you to be there!

Postcards to Voters Party
Thursday, October 11th    4 - 5:30 pm
Headquarters in Columbus

 Saluda Town Hall with Sam Edney
NC House candidate

Thursday, October 11th    6 -7:30 pm
Saluda Senior Center    64 Greenville St.

Meet Chrelle Booker
                      Commissioner Candidate                       SaturdayOctober 13th

10 am - Sunny View Elementary School

 1 pm - Green Creek Community Center


Please help us put out campaign signs.
Pick them up at the Democratic Headquarters.
Early Voting Begins Next Week!

Wednesday, Oct 17th
Saturday November 3rd

Mon - Fri     7am -7pm
Saturdays  8am -1pm 
(Oct. 20 & 27 and Nov 3)

* One Location *
Elections Office
Second floor of Womack Building

(across from old courthouse in Columbus)
(828) 894-8181
Important Voting Information 
1.  The last day to register to vote is 5pm Friday, Oct. 12th. BUT people can register to vote or change any personal voter information during Early Voting. You cannot register to vote on Election Day.
2.  You will only be asked to show an ID if you are a new Polk County registered voter and you did not provide the last 4 numbers of your social security number or drivers license number when you registered or if the number you provided when you registered did not match what the DMV has in their record.
Otherwise, you do not have to show an ID to vote in this election.
3. Voting by mail (Absentee Voting) To request an absentee ballot you can:             
                  1. Download the application form at:                                                                                 
                  2.  Call the Board of Elections office at 894-8181 and ask
                       them to mail you an application.
                  3. Go by the Board of Elections office on the 2nd floor of the
                      Womack Building in Columbus and complete an application.
Once the Board of Elections office receives your application, they will mail you a        paper ballot so you can vote.  No ID is required, but you must have two            witnesses sign the back of the ballot envelope before mailing it in. Use a $.50 stamp to mail the ballot back.  You can also hand deliver your ballot or have the ballot delivered by a near relative to the Elections office at the Womack building.
4.   Early Voting is the best way to make sure your vote will be counted!              With Early Voting, there is time to clear up any issues that may arise (such as not voting at the right precinct).  If you wait until Election Day to vote, this may not be possible.  Also, unforeseen situations, such as an illness or hospitalization, could prevent you from being able to vote on Election Day.
 5.  Curb Side Voting is available during Early Voting at the Womack Building in Columbus and at each of the seven polling sites on Election Day, Nov. 6th You will be ask to sign an statement saying you have difficulty walking into the polling site or standing at the voting machine or some other disability. A paper ballot will be brought to your car for voting.
To avoid problems,
vote in Early Voting. 


We had the biggest crowd of the year at last Saturday's fundraising breakfast.  There were lots of new people and we doubled our donations!  Thanks to everyone who came and to those who worked so hard to feed everyone!
Help our local Party thrive.  
Donate securely any time by visiting our website 
and clicking on the DONATE button at the top.  
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