2022 Special Election Candidate Filing Information

Candidate filing opens noon Friday, October 29, 2021 and closes 12:00 noon Monday, November 8, 2021.

Statement of Economic Interest form must be filed electronically (on-line) at http://ethics.sc.gov prior to filing a Statement of Candidacy. Those requiring electronic filing assistance may contact the South Carolina State Ethics Commission at 803-253-4192.

Residents desiring to file as a candidate for the office of City Council District 1, must file a Statement of Candidacy with the City of Charleston Legal Department, 50 Broad Street, 2nd Floor, Charleston, SC 29401.

View the full City of Charleston Election Commission Special Election Information here.

Instructions to candidates filing for Office of City Council District #1

Please Complete and provide the following:

  • Statement of Candidacy (available to download here)
  • Check in the amount of $150.00 for filing fee made payable to The City of Charleston
  • Copy of Voter Registration Card, Driver's License or Valid State of S.C. Identification reflecting current address

Pursuant to the South Carolina State Ethics Commission and Pursuant to State Law, please note:

The Statement of Economic Interests and the Campaign Disclosure forms MUST be filed electronically with the State Ethics Commission.

The filing of a Statement of Economic Interests form is not a requirement to run for office but must be filed prior to taking the oath of office.

The forms, requirements and filing instructions are available from the State Ethics Commission: http://ethics.sc.gov. For any questions regarding the Statement of Economic Interests and Campaign Disclosure, please contact the State Ethics Commission (see below).

State Ethics Commission
201 Executive Center Drive, Suite 150
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 253-4192

Download Statement of Candidacy for Office of City Council