According to the state Election Commission, an appeal by a candidate after his protests of two local races from November will only apply to one of those elections.
There are different rules that apply when appealing different elected offices. …
A Sumter City Council seat will remain empty possibly until the new year because of an appeal filed to the circuit court. During a Sumter City Council meeting on Tuesday, Mayor David Merchant shared …
BY SHELBIE GOULDING and BRUCE MILLS
12/9/22 06:00 AM
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 …
BY SHARRON HALEY Clarendon contributor |
12/1/22 06:00 AM
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 …
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 …
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 …
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). …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
BY BRUCE MILLS
11/17/22 06:00 AM
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 …
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.
Fueled by the …
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 …