Election 2022
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SUMMERTON - Keith Bowman unofficially won a seat on Summerton Town Council in a landslide decision, garnering 85 percent of the votes cast in the Tuesday, Nov. 29, nonpartisan Summerton Municipal Election. Unofficially, Bowman defeated Loretta … more
After a ballot question narrowly failed to adopt the continuation of a penny sales tax, Sumter County leaders are hopeful to try again in 2024. Sumter County Council discussed the 2022 Penny for Progress referendum outcome with Administrator Gary … more
Slightly more than 50% of registered voters statewide turned out at the polls for the 2022 midterm election, an "about average" total according to a state elections official. When including early voting and absentee ballots, a total of 50.9% of … more
The nine-member Sumter School District Board of Trustees will feature a seven-member changeover in January after four new faces to the scene won runoff elections Tuesday throughout Sumter County. Daniel Palumbo, Brittany English, Tarah Cousar … more
Four runoff races were held for Sumter school board seats. Two featured incumbents, both of whom lost. A runoff is necessary when there are more than two candidates on the ballot but no one receives a majority of the votes (50% plus one vote). … more
A new face will represent Sumter City Council's Ward 1 district after the Nov. 22 runoff election. Anthony Gibson defeated Joe Brown with 120 votes, or 64.52%. Brown received 35.48%, or 66 votes. Votes will be made official today, according to … more
All votes have been tallied in this race. Tarah Cousar Johnson received 60.79% of the votes cast, or 600 votes. Monica Squires received 39.21%, or 387 votes. The Sumter Item will have details … more
A new face will represent Sumter City Council’s Ward 1 district following the results of the Nov. 22 runoff. Anthony Gibson defeated with Joe Brown with 120 votes, or 64.52%. Brown received … more
All votes have been tallied in this race. Jeff Zell received 59.57% of the votes cast, or 719 votes. Phil Leventis received 40.43%, or 488 votes. The Sumter Item will have details updated here … more
All votes have been tallied in this race. Brittany English received 71.04% of the votes cast, or 368 votes. Incumbent Frank Baker received 28.96%, or 150 votes. The Sumter Item will have details … more
All votes have been tallied in this race. Daniel Palumbo received 57.70% of the votes cast, or 311 votes. Incumbent Brian Alston received 42.30%, or 228 votes. he Sumter Item will have details … more
Here is a list of results for Sumter County's five runoffs being tallied on Nov. 22. Results are listed as percentage of the vote then the number of votes. All results are unofficial until certified … more
It might be two days before Thanksgiving, but Tuesday is another Election Day for voters who reside in Sumter County districts involved in five runoff races. Pat Jefferson, executive director of the Sumter County Voter Registration and Elections … more
A Sumter resident participates in early voting for an upcoming runoff election on Wednesday at the old Sumter County Courthouse, 141 N. Main St. Sumter County has five runoffs set for Tuesday, two days … more
Sumter County has five runoff elections set for Tuesday, Nov. 22, two days before Thanksgiving, but there will be early voting this week if voters in those districts want to take advantage of it. Pat Jefferson, executive director of the Sumter … more
PHOENIX (AP) — Democrats maintained their narrow leads in key Arizona contests on Thursday, but the races for U.S. Senate and governor were still too early to call with about a fifth of the … more
Turnout varied across the tri-county area for Tuesday's general midterm election, which saw local, state and national races affecting the area, with both increases and decreases being reporting by county elections offices. SUMTER Fueled by the … more
In a district long held by Democrats, a Republican now takes the South Carolina state House seat for the first time in four decades. Republican challenger Fawn Pedalino won the House District 64 seat with 55.12% of the vote, or 7,758 votes, over … more
After a 14-year run, a penny sales tax will be discontinued in Sumter County. It was a close call. Sumter County voters opposed the Sumter County General Obligation Bond Referendum for a third Capital Penny Sales Tax with 50.84%, or 13,909, of … more
Some change is coming to the Sumter school board after all nine seats were up for election this year. Following Tuesday's election, the nine-member Board of Trustees is guaranteed to have five new … more
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