CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Thousands of voters across South Carolina have already cast their ballot in the 2022 general election, but those who chose not to vote early will head to the polls on Tuesday, November 8 to decide who they want to lead their party in state and local elections.
Voters will find several statewide races on the ballot – including the race for governor, superintendent of education, and U.S. Senate – but there will be dozens of municipal races ranging from school board to city council, mayoral and SC House of Representatives.
For a complete look at who is running in statewide races, please click here.
(Note: Races with only one candidate will not appear in the list below.)
STATE HOUSE RACES
State House District 15 – Charleston, Berkeley
State House District 80 – Charleston
|Donna Brown Newton||Democrat|
State House District 94 – Charleston, Dorchester
State House District 95 – Dorchester, Orangeburg
State House District 97 – Colleton, Dorchester
State House District 98 – Dorchester
|Christopher J Murphy||Republican|
State House District 102 – Berkeley, Dorchester
|Joe H Jefferson||Democrat|
State House District 109 – Charleston, Dorchester
State House District 110 – Charleston
State House District 112 – Charleston
|David Stanley Artushin||Democrat|
State House District 114 – Charleston, Dorchester
State House District 115 – Charleston
State House District 116 – Charleston, Colleton
State House District 117 – Berkeley
State House District 119 – Charleston
State House District 121 – Beaufort, Colleton
|Eric J Erickson||Republican|
|Michael F Rivers Sr||Democrat|
State House District 122 – Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
|Shedron Hook Williams||Democrat|
Dozens of candidates will appear on the ballot in county school board races. Click here to learn more about the races in Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester Counties.
|William Bowman Jr.||District 4|
|Anna S Bright||District 4|
|Craig Stivender||District 4|
|Wayne Shider||District 6|
|Lynn Carter Stroble||District 6|
|Michael Cafaro||At Large|
|Robert Cox||At Large|
|Kathy Ferdon Anderson||At Large|
|Scott DuBose||District 2|
|Lynne B Ford||District 2|
|Kenneth Burgess||At Large|
|Cezar McKnight||At Large|
|Martin Cunningham||District 4|
|Janice M Gamble||District 4|
|Marva Gail B Cannion||District 5|
|Frankie White||District 5|
PROBATE JUDGE – Charleston
Register of Deeds – Charleston
|Karen Lesser Hollings||Democrat|
Soil and Water District Commission
|John D Barr||Nonpartisan|
|Diane H Edwins||Nonpartisan|
|T Keith Gourdin||Nonpartisan|
|Patricia M Clark||Nonpartisan|
|Marie S Dantzler||Nonpartisan|
|Gary S Herndon||Nonpartisan|
|Gerald T Mabry||Nonpartisan|
|Atwood I McIntosh Jr||Nonpartisan|
James Island Public Service District
|Paul S Cantrell||Nonpartisan|
|Inez Brown Crouch||Nonpartisan|
Berkeley County Coroner
County Supervisor – Berkeley
|Tommy Newell||District 4||Republican|
|Tony Sims||District 4||Democrat|
|Billy Conyers||District 8||Republican|
|Steve C Davis||District 8||Democrat|
|Harriet Holman||District 1||Republican|
|Tim Lewis||District 1||Democrat|
|Carlisle Harrison||District 3||Democrat|
|RitaMay Ranck||District 3||Republican|
|Jay Byars||District 7||Republican|
|Brian Riesen||District 7||Petition|
|Hiram EM Davis||At Large||Democrat|
|Bubba Trippe||At Large||Republican|
|Scott Biering||District 23||Republican|
|Art Williams||District 23||Democrat|
|David Ballard||District 7||Republican|
|Louis R Morant||District 7||Democrat|
Fire District Commissioner, South Lynches Fire District – Williamsburg, Florence
|Larry B Owens||Nonpartisan|
Goose Creek Mayor
Goose Creek City Council
|Debra Green Fletcher|
Hanahan City Council
St. Stephen Mayor
|Byron Norris McKelvey|
|John W Rivers|
St. Stephen Town Council
|Robbie Ballentine Jr.|
How will I know who is on my ballot?
You can view a sample ballot based on your voting precinct by visiting the State Election Commission’s website. Click here.
Will I need a photo ID to vote?
Yes, when voting in person, you will be asked to show one of the following at your polling place:
- SC Driver’s License
- SC Department of Motor Vehicles ID Card
- SC Voter Registration Card with Photo
- Federal Military ID
- US Passport
How do I find my polling place?
You can verify your precinct and find out your polling location by visiting scvotes.gov and selecting “Find my Polling Place.” Polling places will be open 7 AM to 7 PM on Election Day. Anyone in line by 7 PM will be allowed to vote.
Am I registered to vote?
You can check your voter registration status by visiting scvotes.gov and selecting “Check my Voter Registration.” You’ll need to enter your name, county, date of birth, and the last four digits of your social security number.
Can I still register to vote?
Unfortunately, no. South Carolina law requires voters to register at least 30 days prior to Election Day.
How can I find election results?
News 2 will provide the most up-to-date election results in real time once polls are closed. You can find them on counton2.com beginning at 7:00 p.m. — The first votes are expected by 7:20 p.m.