Nov. 8, 2022 Statewide General Election Information
 
Early Voting concluded on Nov 5th. 

 

Dates/Times: 
 
Please note that the last day to Register to vote in the November 8, 2022 Statewide General Election was Oct. 9, 2022 (CLICK HERE to register online for next election).

Voter Registration by mail forms must be postmarked by Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. In office registration deadline is Oct. 7, 2022 by 5pm.
 
Aiken County Voter Registration and Elections
1930 University Pkwy. Suite 1200
Aiken, SC 29801
Phone: 803.642.2028
Fax: 803.642.2029

AIKEN COUNTY CANDIDATE  INFORMATION

 

US SENATE SEAT 2

REP - Tim Scott

DEM - Krystle Matthews

 

US CONGRESS DISTRICT 2

REP - Joe Wilson

OEM - Judd Larkins

 

GOVERNOR/LT. GOVERNOR

REP - Henry McMaster/Pamela Evette

DEM - Joe Cunningham/Tally Parham Casey

LIB - Bruce Reeves/Jessica Ethridge

 

SECRETARY OF STATE

REP - Mark Hammond

DEM - Rosemounda Peggy Butler

 

SOUTH CAROLINA TREASURER

REP - Curtis Loftis

ALLIANCE -  Sarah E. Work

 

SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY GENERAL

REP - Alan Wilson

 

SOUTH CAROLINA COMPTROLLER GENERAL

REP - Richard Eckstrom

 

SOUTH CAROLINA SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION

REP - Ellen Weaver

ALLIANCE - Lisa Ellis

GREEN - Patricia M. Mickel

 

SC AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER

REP - Hugh Weathers

GREEN - David Edmond

GREEN - David Edmond

 

SC STATE HOUSE SEAT 81

REP - Bart Blackwell

 

SC STATE HOUSE SEAT 82

DEM - Bill Clyburn

 

SC STATE HOUSE SEAT 83

REP - Bill Hixon

DEM - Jerico McCoy

 

SC STATE HOUSE SEAT 84

REP - Melissa Oremus

 

SC STATE HOUSE SEAT 86

REP - Bill Taylor

 

AIKEN COUNTY COUNCIL SEAT 01

REP - Ron Felder

 

AIKEN COUNTY COUNCIL SEAT 02

REP - Mike Kellums

 

AIKEN COUNTY COUNCIL SEAT 05

REP - Sandy Haskell

 

AIKEN COUNTY COUNCIL SEAT 06

REP - Phil Napier

 

AIKEN COUNTY ELECTION INFORMATION (NON-PARTISAN)

 

AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD 02

Jim Broome

 

AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD 03

Brian Silas (Incumbent)

Leona Guyton

Connie Jean Rendleman

 

AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD OS

Barry Moulton {Incumbent)

 

AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD 06

Dwight Smith (Incumbent)

 

AIKEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD 07

Patricia Rhinehart-Jackson (Incumbent)

 

AIKEN CO. SOIL & GROUNDWATER

Laura Bagwell (Incumbent)

Austin L. Jackson

 

COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS, BATH WATER & SEWER

James Whitaker

 

COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS, LANGLEY WATER & SEWER

Sammy K. Miller, Jr.

Chris Moxley

 

COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC WORKS, COLLEGE ACRES WATER & SEWER

Greg McCallum

 

 

Statewide Constitutional Amendments

(l)Must Section 36(A), Article Ill of the Constitution of this State, relating to the General Reserve Fund, be amended so as to provide that the General Reserve Fund of five percent of general fund revenue of the latest completed fiscal year must be increased each year by one-half of one percent of the general fund revenue of the latest completed fiscal year until it equals seven percent of such revenues? Explanation A 'Yes• vote will increase the amount of money state government must keep in the General Reserve Fund (its "rainy day" fund} from 5%of the previous year's revenue to 7% of the previous year's revenue.

 

(2)Must Section 36(6), ArticleIll of the Constitution of this State be amended so as to provide that the Capital Reserve Fund of two percent of the general fund revenue of the latest completed fiscal year be increased to three percent of the general fund revenue of the latest completed fiscal year and to provide that the first use of the Capital Reserve Fund must be to offset midyear budget reductions? Explanation A 'Yes' vote will increase the amount of money state government must appropriate to the Capital Reserve Fund {the "reserve and capital improvements" fund) from 2% of the previous year's revenue to 3%of the previous year's revenue and require that the Capital Reserve Fund's first priority is to offset midyear budget cuts at state agencies.

ABSENTEE VOTER INFORMATION: 

Don't forget your Photo ID (or voter registration card if you do not have a Photo ID)
 

Absentee (by-mail only)
 

Absentee voting allows qualified voters to cast a ballot by mail prior to Election Day. Qualified voters include:

  • Voters with disabilities.

  • Voters 65 years of age or older.

  • Members of the Armed Forces and Merchant Marines of the United States, their spouses, and dependents residing with them.

  • Voters admitted to hospitals as emergency patients on the day of an election or within a four-day period before the election.

  • Voters who, for one of the following reasons, are unable to vote in person on any day of the early-voting period or on Election Day.

    • Employment obligations.

    • Attending sick or physically disabled persons.

    • Confined to a jail or pretrial facility pending disposition of arrest or trial.

    • Absent from their county for any reason.

To vote absentee:

  • Request an absentee application by phone, mail, or in person at the voter registration office.

  • Complete, sign and return the application to the voter registration office by mail or in person.

County offices will soon begin issuing new applications based on the new requirements. The old application will continue to be accepted through May 31. After May 31, only new applications meeting current requirements will be accepted. The deadline to return a new application is June 3.

  • You will receive your absentee ballot in the mail.

  • Vote and return your ballot to the voter registration office by mail or in person no later than 7:00pm on Election Day

ELECTION INTEGRITY INFO:  

The GOP is still looking for more Poll Watchers & Poll Managers/Clerks!  We will train and equip you with what you need to be a knowledgeable, polite, and effective observer as a Poll Watcher. 

We are also looking to place Republicans on the Poll Manager/Clerk list to be submitted to the county at the end of the month. 

For a primary, we have a unique opportunity to submit 1 Poll Manager/Clerk per precinct. If you are interested, please send me to scelections2022@gmail.com.

Please help recruit and register new voters if you can.  Also, be sure to go to SC Votes and check your registration to ensure when you can vote and not have to do a provisional ballot. Most of all, please plan to Vote!