Pickens County Unofficial Midterm Election Results
Sunday Sales of Alcohol by the Drink passes
Although some statewide elections are still undetermined, below are results in Pickens County during the Midterm Election on November 6, 2018.
The Special Election for Sunday Sales of Alcohol by the Drink within the county passed. The effective date will be announced after Commissioner Rob Jones meets with the county attorney.
Local races were uncontested, but some of Pickens State and U.S. Representatives, held by Republicans, faced opposition and came out victors.
STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 11
RICK JASPERSE (I) (REP) - 11,377 (86.46%)
LEE A. SHIVER (DEM) - 1,782 (13.54%)
STATE SENATOR, DISTRICT 51
STEVE GOOCH (I) (REP) - 7,326 (100%)
STATE SENATOR, DISTRICT 54
CHUCK PAYNE (I) (REP) - 4,268 (88.53%)
MICHAEL S. MORGAN (DEM) - 553 (11.47%)
Pickens Board of Elections and Registration Facebook page commended voters taking part in advance in-person voting, noting that 7,135 voting is very high for a midterm election. Below are some stats comparing the 2014 and 2018 numbers with links to results on the Secretary of State's website.
Registered Voters 21,151
Ballots Cast 13,387
Voter turnout 63.29%
Click here 2018 election results in Pickens County
Registered Voters: 16,594
Ballots Cast: 8,998
Voter Turnout: 54.22 %
Click here 2014 election results in Pickens County