Election Function Transferred to Horry County
Town Council adopted Ordinance Number 19-0886 (click on link to view the ordinance) on February 26, 2019 which transfers the town's election function to Horry County. Therefore, the next town election will be November 5, 2019 to elect the mayor and three councilmembers for four (4) year terms beginning December 10, 2019 and ending December 12, 2023.
Candidates may file to be on the ballot in the town clerk's office beginning on Friday, August 23rd, 2019 at 12 noon until 12 noon on Friday, September 6th, 2019. You may schedule an appointment by calling 843.913.6333 or stop by town hall during business hours.
Pursuant to Ordinance #19-0886, candidates shall complete a statement of candidacy, provide proof that he or she is at least 18 years of age, is a registered elector, and lives in the town's corporate limit. Filing fee for mayor is $100; for town council $75.
Horry County Election Commission
The Horry County Election Commission has authority to manage the town's election pursuant to Ordinance Number 19-0886. The town thanks former commissioners Ms. Courtney, Ms. Roper, and Ms. Kreklau for their service.
The Horry County Election Commission may be reached by calling Horry County Elections and Registration at 843.915.5440.
For more information about town elections, please contact Town Clerk Debra Herrmann at 843.913.6333 or firstname.lastname@example.org.