Voting Wards & Elections

2022 City Council Election

Wards 1, 3 and 5


Election Type:               General Election
Election Level:               Municipal (Non-Partisan)
Election Date:                November 8, 2022
Runoff Date:                  November 22, 2022 (If necessary)



Filing Period Begins:      Friday, July 15, 2022 at Noon
Filing Period Ends:         Friday, July 29, 2022 at Noon



Filing will take place with the City Clerk, Linda Hammett, at the Sumter Opera House (21 North Main Street, Sumter, South Carolina).  Office hours are from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Please call (803) 436-2578 for additional information or for an appointment.

Filing Form:  The Statement of Intention of Candidacy Form required for filing is available in the “Candidate Information” section of, at the county election office and at the City Clerk’s Office.

State Ethics Filings:  Candidates are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests and a Campaign Disclosure online with the State Ethics Commission at  Failure to file these documents may result in a candidate fine but will not disqualify a candidate from the election.  Contact the state Ethics Commission for more information.