Election 2024
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Both party races for the District 35 seat in the state Senate will be decided in a runoff in two weeks, as no candidate received more than 50% of the vote. On the Democratic side, Jeffrey R. … more
Here are the results, as they come in, of the statewide general primary taking place June 11. Results are unofficial until they are certified later this week. Tallies are reported by county election … more
Here are the results, as they come in, of the statewide general primary taking place June 11. Results are unofficial until they are certified later this week. Tallies are reported by county election … more
Jacqueline Josey and Kimberly King are running in the Democratic primary for Lee County Council District 5 on June 11. King, a first-time candidate and a certified special education teacher, shares her skills, plans and hopes for success through … more
Two Democrats will face each other in the June primary for the Lee County School District Board of Trustees' Area (or District) 1 race, and the winner will run unopposed in the November election. For the primary, incumbent Mattie Moses Mack and … more
There are three candidates for Clarendon County Council chair, according to the South Carolina Election Commission. The seat is currently held by Dwight L. Stewart Jr. Stewart is running again, and the other two candidates are LaNette Samuels Cooper … more
Two Republicans will face each other in the June primary to vie for the chance to then face longtime incumbent U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn and unopposed nominees for other parties for the District 6 congressional seat in the capitol. South Carolina's … more
The election for a state Senate seat that reaches parts of Sumter and Clarendon counties features an incumbent and challengers on the other side of the aisle. Sen. Kevin Johnson, who has been in the District 36 seat since 2013, will face Eleazer … more
After nearly 16 years, A.C. English, Clarendon County Council District 2 representative, announced earlier this year he will not run for reelection for his county seat. There are two candidates for the seat currently held by English Jr. Both are … more
A Senate district that touches parts of Sumter, Kershaw, Richland and Lee counties will have a new face representing its constituents after the November general election, and candidates from both parties are vying for the spot. Three-term state … more
As candidates work to keep their names on the ballots at both the local and state levels ahead of the primaries, locals may see an increase in political signage throughout the area. Did you know that the City of Sumter and Sumter County have … more
The 2024 primaries are on Tuesday, June 11, for both the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. You can vote in either but not both. The early voting period for them is from May 28 to June 7. Early voting centers are open from 8:30 a.m. until 5 … more
There are two early voting centers for the June Primary election: - Sumter County Courthouse, 141 N. Main St., Room 114 and Room 211 - Delaine Elementary School, 5355 Cane Savannah Road, Wedgefield Early voting for the primaries begins May … more
Party primaries that will set the stage locally and nationally for the November election will take place Tuesday, June 11, but there are opportunities to cast your vote early. Two early voting centers will be available for the … more
STAFF REPORT The Sumter County Soil and Water Conservation District will have one district commissioner position on the Nov. 5, 2024, General Election ballot. Conservation district commissioners are non-salaried officials. The election of … more
On April 24, a Richland County judge heard a motion for a temporary restraining order and permanent injunction against the South Carolina Democratic Party. According to information given to The Sumter Item, Judge Joslyn Newman presided over the … more
November is seven months away, which means the area has a list of some of the South Carolina state and Clarendon County elections this year. Listed are current elected officials and candidates running for the seats. 6th Congressional District, … more
It's budget season in Clarendon County, and with that comes elected officials presenting their budget requests to county council members, with one elected official requesting an assistant for a fourth time. For the upcoming fiscal year 2024-25 … more
In 2022, South Carolina House Rep. Fawn Pedalino, of District 64, won the seat with 55.12% of the vote, or 7,758 votes, over first-term incumbent Kimberly Johnson's 6,303 votes. This was the first time in four decades a Republican has held the … more
Here are some of the South Carolina state and local Sumter elections in 2024 with current elected officials and candidates who have filed for those seats below each current elected official (this is the most recent information shown on the state's … more
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