Election 2022
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League of Women Voters to assist with voter registration today at 5 sites

If you have not registered to vote yet, today is your day, so to speak, at multiple locations in Sumter. The Sumter County Voter Registration Office, in collaboration with the League of Women Voters, will observe National Voter Registration Day … more

Official: Sumter residents should expect new voter registration cards by end of month

All Sumterites should receive their new voter registration cards in the next week or so. That was the message from Pat Jefferson, Sumter County Voter Registration and Elections director, on Monday. Delays and issues in Columbia with the state … more

Clarendon elections office will help people register to vote on Sept. 20 holiday

CLARENDON COUNTY - The Clarendon County Voter Registration and Elections Office is participating in the Sept. 20 National Voter Registration Day. "I am excited to be a part of one of the greatest civic duties that a citizen can possess," said … more

South Carolina Election Commission moves up candidate withdrawal deadline

Because of an adjustment made by the South Carolina Election Commission office, there is a new deadline for candidates to withdraw from local races across the state. That withdrawal date has been updated to Friday, Sept. 16, at 5 p.m. - or one … more

Sumter residents should expect new voter registration card in their mailbox soon

Sumter County residents can expect a card in the mail from the Sumter County Voter Registration and Elections Office soon. Ahead of this year's general midterm election and because of redrawn lines from recent census data, Sumter County Voter … more

Sumter Democratic Party hosts candidate meet, greet Saturday

The Sumter County Democratic Party announced the official opening of its mid-term election campaign headquarters and will host a meet and greet Saturday to kick off the season. The event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 641 Bultman … more

Sumter school board candidate pool down to 29 after withdrawal from District 5 race

Total candidates for Sumter school board races in November are down from 30 to 29 after one person withdrew on Tuesday afternoon. In a withdrawal letter submitted to the Sumter County Voter Registration and Elections Office, Wedgefield resident … more

Dual-candidate Evans weighing his options between 2 races

State law allows candidates to run in more than one race at the same time, but no one can hold two offices simultaneously. One local candidate says he is aware of that scenario. Sumterite Reginald "Reggie" Evans is in that boat, having filed for … more

Sumter school board election field closes at 30 candidates; 8 of 9 incumbents file

With five more people filing Monday, Sumter school board races reached 30 total candidates between all nine seats that are up for election. That is a jump from 18 who had filed through Wednesday, and all eight incumbents who are running will face … more

Former SC senator Phil Leventis files for Sumter school board seat

On the first day of filing for Sumter school board elections, a former longtime Sumter senator became a candidate for the new District 8 seat. Phil Leventis, who served as a state senator for 32 … more

Local GOP to open Manning office on Aug. 6

MANNING - The Clarendon County Republican Party will host a grand opening for its Manning office at the corner of Brooks and Boyce streets across from the Clarendon County Courthouse at 3 p.m. Aug. 6. "We're excited to be opening our office in … more

Filing for Sumter School District board races begins on Monday, lasts 2 weeks

The calendar turns to August on Monday, and it is also when filing opens for Sumter school board races. Filing for Sumter School District's Board of Trustees seats, which are nonpartisan races, will start Monday at noon and close Monday, Aug. 15, … more

2 state Democratic candidates visit Sumter

DALZELL - Two state Democrats who want to break the Republican stronghold in South Carolina and think the state needs better representation in Washington campaigned here near Shaw Air Force Base on Thursday. State Rep. Krystle Matthews … more

Local nonpartisan race filing will begin today for Sumter City Council; school board filing is Aug. 1-15

It has been a busy spring and summer for the Sumter County Voter Registration and Elections Office given Census redistricting and that 2022 is an election year, but filing for local nonpartisan races begins today. After a June 14 primary for … more

Weaver wins Republican nomination for S.C. education superintendent

COLUMBIA (AP) - The South Carolina education superintendent candidate backed by the Republican establishment came back from her second-place finish in the primary to win the runoff. Conservative think tank CEO and chairwoman of the South Carolina … more
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