Elections in Sumter and South Carolina
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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
WASHINGTON - Republicans were closing in Wednesday on a narrow House majority while control of the Senate hinged on a series of tight races in a midterm election that defied expectations of sweeping conservative victories driven by frustration over … more
As polls closed on the 2022 general midterm elections Tuesday, Sumter saw steady turnout throughout the day.A handful of local seats were being contested, including all nine Sumter school board seats, one Sumter City Council seat and two Clarendon … more
Speaker of the House Rep. Murrell Smith Jr., Rep. David Weeks and Sen. Thomas McElveen stop by the Sumter County Courthouse to deliver doughnuts to poll workers and volunteers on Tuesday. They delivered the treats at precincts across Sumter … more
It appears first-term state Rep. Kimberly Johnson was ousted from her role as legislator for Clarendon County. In a district long held by Democrats, Republican challenger Fawn Pedalino won the … more
Matthew “Mac” McLeod is poised to keep his seat on Sumter school board’s District 6 seat. According to unofficial election results from Tuesday’s general midterm … more
Democratic state Rep. Will Wheeler retained the House of Representatives District 50 seat Tuesday during the 2022 general midterm election. According to unofficial election-night totals, Wheeler … more
Though it isn’t clear who it will be yet, Sumter School District’s District 4 seat will have a new representative after Daryl McGhaney did not make it into the top two of voting totals on … more
Billy Richardson will serve another term on Clarendon County Council for District 1, representing the Summerton area, following Tuesday night’s election. According to unofficial … more
Sumter School District Trustee Shawn Ragin retained his redrawn District 5 seat following Tuesday’s midterm election. According to unofficial election-night totals, Ragin defeated … more
After a 14-year run, a penny sales tax will be discontinued after Sumter County voters opposed the ballot referendum.  It was a close call. Sumter County voters opposed the Sumter County … more
Shery Smith is poised to be the new District 7 trustee on Sumter County’s school board. According to unofficial election-night totals from Tuesday, Smith took 1,069 votes, or 52.63%, over … more
Two candidates will go head-to-head in a runoff for the Sumter City Council Ward 1 race on Nov. 22.  Joe Brown and Anthony Gibson will compete for the seat after receiving the most votes of … more
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams has called Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to concede in their rematch, according to his campaign. Minutes later, Abrams went on stage and congratulated the governor. The … more
WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats were in a tight race for control of Congress and governors' offices Tuesday, with the outcome determining the future of Joe Biden's agenda as polls closed … more
Phil Leventis and Jeff Zell will battle in a runoff in two weeks after they were the two top vote-getters in the new District 8 race for Sumter school board on Tuesday.   According to … more
The District 1 Sumter School District Board of Trustees race will head to a runoff on Nov. 22 with the seat’s incumbent and a challenger. Incumbent Brian Alston will face challenger Daniel … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Nancy Mace wins reelection to U.S. House in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District. more
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott won a third term Tuesday, defeating Democrat Beto O'Rourke in a race that tested the direction of America's supersized red state following … more
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