Lowcountry Election Day preview; list of Nov. 5 races

Published: Oct. 29, 2013 at 4:29 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - We are one week away from Election Day in the Lowcounty.

Next week registered voters will have their chance to cast their votes in elections throughout the Tri-County area.

There are several cities and towns that will have mayor and council elections. They include Awendaw, the  Isle of Palms, Lincolnville, Mount Pleasant and McClellanville.

In the City of Charleston, voters will cast their ballots for city council, while out in Ravenel, Summerville and Moncks Corner voters will head to the polls to vote for three seats on town council.

In Dorchester County, voters will also have a say on a special tax referendum which would lower property taxes but increase sales tax by one percent.

And happening on Tuesday in Mount Pleasant, voters can meet the candidates hoping to become the town's next mayor. There's a candidate forum at council chambers in Mount Pleasant Town Hall on Anne Edwards Lane.

The event runs from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The candidates will speak for three minutes each and answer questions. Five candidates are running for the office, four of them are expected to take part in the forum.

A list of elections are below:


  • City of Charleston: City Council Districts 2,4,6,8,10 & 12
  • Town of Awendaw: Mayor & 3 Council Seats BALLOT
  • City of Isle of Palms: Mayor & 5 Council Seats BALLOT
  • Town of Lincolnville: May & 3 Council Seats BALLOT
  • Town of Mount Pleasant: Mayor & 4 Council Seats BALLOT
  • Town of McClellanville: Mayor & 4 Council Seats BALLOT
  • Town of Ravenel: 3 Council Seats BALLOT
  • Town of Rockville: Mayor & 4 Council Seats
  • Town of Seabrook: Mayor & 4 Council Seats BALLOT


  • Town of Summerville: 1 Council Seat BALLOT
  • Dorchester County Tax Reference BALLOT
  • Town of Harleyville: 2 Council Seats BALLOT


  • Town of Moncks Corner: 3 Council Seats BALLOT


  • City of Georgetown: Mayor & 3 Council Seats
  • Town of Andrews: 3 Council Seats


  • Edisto Beach: 2 Council Seats
  • Walterboro: 1 Council Seat – this is actually a special election due to a council member passing away recently


  • Bluffton: 2 Council Seats BALLOT
  • Town of Port Royal: 2 Council Seats BALLOT
  • Town of Yemassee: Mayor & 2 Council Seats BALLOT

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