Filing to Run for Office

Filing for partisan seats on the ballot for the 2022 General Election in Georgetown County is closed as of noon March 30, 2022. Candidates who filed in Georgetown County are as follows:

Candidate
Office
Date Filed
Lee Hewitt (R)S.C. House District 108March 16, 12:03 p.m.
Clint A. Elliott (R)County Council District 1March 16, 12:09 p.m.
Carl Anderson (D)S.C. House District 103March 16, 12:15 p.m.
Stella Mercado (R)County Council District 6March 16, 12:20 p.m.
Louis Morant (D)County Council District 7March 17, 3:18 p.m.
David G. Ballard (R)County Council District 7March 29, 1:44 p.m.


Filing for nonpartisan seats, including four school board seats, will open Aug. 1. See the chart below for seat details an filing fees. Anyone wishing to file for office must do so in person during the designated filing period at the Georgetown County Office of Elections and Voter Registration, located at 303 N. Hazard St., Georgetown. Filing fee is due at the time of filing.

Office
Current Seat Holder
Term Length
Filing Dates
Filing Cost
US House of RepresentativesTom Hugh Rice2 YearsMarch 16-30$3,480.00
State House of RepresentativesWilliam Hewitt2 YearsMarch 16-30
$208.00
State House of Representatives
Carl Anderson2 YearsMarch 16-30
$208.00
Solicitor Circuit 15Jimmie Richardson4 YearsMarch 16-30
$5,654.16
County Council District 01John Thomas4 YearsMarch 16-30
$607.12
County Council District 06
Steve Goggans4 Years
March 16-30
$607.12
County Council District 07
Louis Morant4 Years
March 16-30
$607.12
Soil & Water District Comm.Marty Avant4 Years
Files in AugustFiles by Petition
Soil & Water District Comm.
Morris Johnson4 Years
Files in AugustFiles by Petition
School Board At LargeMichael Cafaro4 Years
Aug. 1-15No Filing Fee
School Board At LargeJames Dunn4 Years
Aug. 1-15
No Filing Fee
School Board District 2Patricia DeLeone4 Years
Aug. 1-15
No Filing Fee
School Board District 7Arthur Lance4 Years
Aug. 1-15
No Filing Fee
August dates are subject to change