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How to run for office in Spartanburg County

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg County election officials released filing dates for positions which will be on the ballot in the November election.

Residents interested in running for office are required to submit a non-partisan statement of intent of candidacy at the County Elections office and pay a filing fee. Candidates for school district seats do not have to pay the filing fee.

Prospective candidates are also required to file a statement of economic interest form and campaign disclosure form with the SC Ethics Commission.

Below are the filing dates for Spartanburg County elections:

July 14 at noon until Aug. 9 at noon

  • Woodruff  - City Council Districts 2, 4 and 6
  • Landrum – Mayor and 3 council seats, Landrum Area Fire & Rescue District Board - 2 seats each for Districts 1 and 3
  • Central Pacolet – Mayor and 2 council seats
  • Town of Pacolet - Mayor and 3 council seats for Districts 13 and 6
  • City of Spartanburg – Mayor, City Council seats District 4,5 and 6 and Commissioner  of Public Works

Open now until July 17 at noon

  • School Districts 1,2,3,4, and 6  -  5 seats in each district
  • School District 51 and 52 – 1 seat in each district; District 53 – 3 seats
  • School District 72 and 73 – 1 seat in each district; District 75 – 3 seats

July 28 at noon until Aug. 8 at noon

  • Lyman - vacated town council seat

For more information, visit the County Elections website.

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